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Publicity Medal for the General Transatlantic Compagny, 1906

  • silver (metal)
  • 36 mm
  • Inv. 1911-CW

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The French Compagnie Générale Transatlantique launched a new packet boat 'La Provence' in 1906. It exhibited this publicity medal at the Salon de la medal on the occasion of the World's Fairs in Brussels (1910) and Ghent (1913).


Louis Patriarche
Bastia 1878 - Nîmes 1955

Monnaie de Paris
workshop / studio

Title Publicity Medal for the General Transatlantic Compagny
Date 1906
Period 20th century
Location Paris TGN
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings title at the front, at the right along the edge: <p><span style="font-family:Tahoma;font-size:12.0pt;">LA PROVENCE</span></p>
signatures (names) at the front, left: <p><span style="font-family:Tahoma;font-size:12.0pt;"> L. PATRIARCHE</span></p>
title and date: <p><span style="font-family:Calibri;font-size:11.0pt;">LA PROVENCE / CIE GLE TRANSATLANTIQUE / -- / 1906</span></p>
seal, stamp at the edge: <p><span style="font-family:Tahoma;font-size:12.0pt;">ARGENT</span></p>
at the edge
Collection medals AAT
Object type advertising medal
Inventory number 1911-CW
Acquisition credit gift
Société Gantoise des Amis de la Médaille
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
300117546 seascapes AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31D120 Youth, Adolescence, 'Iuventus'; 'Adolescenza', 'Gioventu' (Ripa) Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
46B494 trade-company Iconclass
46B4941 merchant shipping, shipping trade Iconclass
46C1112 ferry Iconclass
46C23 boat propelled by man or animal Iconclass
46C25 steamship, motorship Iconclass
School / Style realism (artistic form of expression) AAT
Exposition Internationale de Bruxelles en 1910 : Salon international de la médaille contemporaine... : Groupe II: Beaux-Arts ; Classe 9B: Gravure en médailles (Bruxelles, Palais du Cinquantenaire, 01.05 - 15.11.1910) ; Catalogue / Victor Tourneur. - Bruxelles : Imprimerie A. Lesigne, 1910 (p. 108)
Algemeene Wereldtentoonstelling te Gent in 1913 (Paleis der Schoone Kunsten, 1 mei - 1 november 1913) : Groep II. Schoone Kunsten ; Klasse 9b ; Gesneden Penningen (Salon van de medailles) / Victor Tourneur. - Brussel : Drukkerij (Oud Huis We Monnom), 1913 (p. 146)
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