Maatschappij Tot Exploitatie van Staatsspoorwegen 1863-1913 [Society for the Exploitation of State Railroads 1863-1913]
Accession number TD1990.253.8
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Title: Maatschappij Tot Exploitatie van Staatsspoorwegen 1863-1913 Society for the Exploitation of State Railroads 1863-1913 medallion
Physical Description: Artifact
Creator: J.C. (Johannes Cornelis) Wienecke ( Artist )
Subjects / Keywords: Commemoration -- Railroads -- Travel -- Metal/Metal Design
Genre: medallion
Content description: Circular bronze medallion; obverse side depictis a locomotive on a railway; reverse side depicts a railway station hall and encircled by an inscription; a signpost near a railway station indicates that it is possiblly the Amsterdam Central Station with the two characteristic halfcircular roofs of this station building being vaguely depicted in the center behind. The frame of the 'hall' is crowned by a symbol with elements suggesting speed, transport and commerce (wings, Mercury staff, torch, arrow, often used by railway companies); foliate decoration at rim's edge.
Preferred Citation: The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
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Bibliographic ID: WOLF001500
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 - TD1990.253.8
Classification: Medallic Art

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