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Henry Ossawa Tanner's <em>Exposition Universelle</em> award medal, 1900

Henry Ossawa Tanner's Exposition Universelle award medal, 1900

Chaplain, Jules-Clément, 1839-1909

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Title: Henry Ossawa Tanner's Exposition Universelle award medal

Date: 1900

Physical Details: 1 medal ; 07 cm. (diameter)

Description: Medal designed by Jules-Clément Chaplain.

One side features a design of a woman's head in profile. Behind her head is a tree, one branch of which grows along the side of her head in the style of a laurel wreath. In relief around the edge are the words "Republique Francaise."

The other side of the medal features a design of a man holding a torch being carried on the shoulder of an angel. Around the edge are the words "Exposition Universelle Internationale" and "H.O. Tanner."

Creator: Chaplain, Jules-Clément, 1839-1909

Forms part of: Henry Ossawa Tanner papers, 1860s-1978, bulk 1890-1937

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Henry Ossawa Tanner's Exposition Universelle award medal, 1900. Henry Ossawa Tanner papers, 1860s-1978, bulk 1890-1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 12361