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New York World's Fair Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4901
Date: 
1939
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "KILENYI" Inscription: lower center: "BRONZE/ROBBINS CO./ATTLEBORO"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing Trylon and Perisphere with figure of George Washington among clouds at right; inscription in exergue: "NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR/1939." Reverse depicts images of New York City labelled, from bottom to top: "YESTERDAY/TO DAY/THE WORLD OF TOMORROW."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group