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Medal of the Twelth International Press Congress in Berlin in 1908, 1908

  • silver (metal)
  • Inv. 1911-DJ-2

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On the reverse of the medal, Paul Sturm has combined Berlin's symbol, the bear, with a feather and inkwell, as symbols of the press. The obverse of the medal depicts a female nude with a bow in her hands. She stands in front of a map of Europe.


Paul Sturm
Leipzig 1859 - Jena 1936

Title Medal of the Twelth International Press Congress in Berlin in 1908
Date 1908
Period 20th century
Location Germany TGN
Signatures, inscriptions, and markings title on the front side: XII . INT PRESSE CONGRESS
location below: n BERLIN n
year on the reverse: 1908
Collection medals AAT
Object type medals AAT
Inventory number 1911-DJ-2
IIIF Manifest
Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 25A maps, atlases Iconclass
25A21 (map of) Europe Iconclass
25F24(BOAR) hoofed animals: boar Iconclass
31A72 female sex; woman Iconclass
31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure Iconclass
31D13 adolescent, young woman, maiden Iconclass
46D press, journalism Iconclass
49L511 quill Iconclass
49L62 ink-well Iconclass
61E(BERLIN) names of cities and villages (BERLIN) Iconclass
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. - Brussel : Imprimerie A. Lesigne, 1910 (p. 31, nr 66)
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