Creator

Henry Dubois

Creation Date

1893

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Bronze award medal

Dimensions

1.75 x 1.75

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.159.3

Creator Biography

Henry Dubois, French.

Description

An award from the French Ministry of War Gymnastics competition. The obverse features a Marianne bust with a stylized helmet that has a laurel wreath adorned on it. The breastplate is decorated on the front with a rooster. Three men can be seen doing gymnastics on the reverse.

Provenance

Proper markings according to "Comptoir des Monnaies". Reverse reads, "Prix Offert Par Le Ministre De La Guerre/Concours De Gymnastique," and "Henri Dubois 1893".

Preview

image preview
2015.159f.jpg (8077 kB)
Reverse view

Share

Image Location

 
COinS