Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.44
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 26.9mm (1 1/16 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing building in background with sea and boats in foreground; legend: "WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION”; in exergue.: "MANUFACTURES AND LIBERAL ARTS BUILDING." Obverse shows left-facing bust-length portrait of Columbus as seen from behind with oak leaves after legend: "CRISTOBAL COLON." Loop fused to top with ring hanger.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group