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The International Exhibition of Electrical Apparatus, Paris, 1881

Artist:
Medalist: Louis-Oscar Roty (French, Paris 1846–1911 Paris)
Date:
1881
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze, struck, silvered
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3 1/8 in. (79 mm)
Classification:
Medals and Plaquettes
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel P. Avery, 1893
Accession Number:
93.10.5a, b
Not on view
Signature: Obverse: O ROTY / 1882

Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) EXPOSITION INTERNATIONALE D'ELECTRICITE

Reverse: (on cartouche) GEORGES BERGER / COMMISSAIRE GENERAL; (occupying rest of field) JULES GREVY / ETANT PRESIDENT / DE LA REPUBLIQUE / ADOLPHE COCHERY- / MINISTRE DES POSTES / ET DES TELEGRAPHES / GEORGES BERGER - / COMMISSAIRE GENERAL / PARIS / 1881
Samuel P. Avery (until 1893; to MMA)
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