Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.122
Date: 
1892-1893
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 35.5mm (1 3/8 in.)
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing left facing bare headed bust-length profile of Columbus seen from back; legend: "THE WORLD'S COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION/ CHICAGO 1893." Reverse shows building with arched entrance and flanking towers; legend in exergue.: "THE ELECTRICAL BUILDING/ 345 FT. WIDE 700 FT. LONG/ COST $401,000."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group