Fuhrer Des Nationalen Deutschen [The Leader of the National German Centralized State]
Accession number TD1989.212.23
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/WOLF001268/00001
 Material Information
Title: Fuhrer Des Nationalen Deutschen The Leader of the National German Centralized State medallion
Physical Description: Artifact
Creator: Karl Goetz ( Designer )
Subjects / Keywords: Portraits -- Politics -- Hitler -- Nazism/Third Reich -- Figurative
Genre: medallion
Content description: Circular bronze medallion with obverse depicting a portrait of Adolf Hitler, leader of the national Germany state of unity; reverse depicts a block of coat-of-arms chained to two pillars, each topped with a swastika; commemorating the occasion of the abolishing of the separate states of the Republic on January 30, 1934; Goetz claims he put a subtle hint into this medal that this event was not so desirable by showing the block of coat-of-arms representing the states being 'chained' to two pillars with the swastika; inscription on reverse translates to "The God-given building blocks of our peoples." (This act was effected by the "Law of the Reconstruction of the Nation.").
Preferred Citation: The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: WOLF001268
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location: The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: accession number - TD1989.212.23
Classification: Medallic Art

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