Citation
Geologisch Instituut der Univ. Amsterdam [Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam]

Material Information

Title:
Geologisch Instituut der Univ. Amsterdam [Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam] [medallion]
Creator:
Unknown, Artist
Koninklijke Begeer (Royal Begeer) ( Manufacturer )
Place of Publication:
Netherlands, Amsterdam
Creation Date:
1934
Materials:
bronze ( medium )
Measurements:
2-3/8 diameter in
6.0 diameter cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Commemoration -- Science
Genre:
medallions (ornament areas) ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Circular bronze medallion; obverse side depicts the Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam with the coat of arms of Amsterdam in the background above two globes signifying the world and crossed tools. Reverse side depicts a cosmogram (a square and a circle in one), with four circular bossess enclosing the four different scientific fields of Paleontology, Economic Geology, Mineralogy, Geology with inscriptions in Dutch at the center.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
XX1992.17 ( accession number )
Classification:
Medallic Art