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John Fremont Medal

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Record 698/1203
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Accession# 1997.016
Artist de Quelin, Rene Theophile
Collection Art Objects
Date 1913
Description "John Fremont Medal" by Rene Theophile de Quelin

John Fremont/portrait/mature/symbol/California/gold/olive branch/climate/medal

The obverse depicts John Charles Fremont in his early fifties. The reverse shows a winged figure of Victory, a symbol of California. The figure faces the east in order to represent the direction where her poulation originated. In one hand she holds a nugget of gold, in the other an olive branch. To the right and left of her feet are the flowers and fruits which represent the fertility of her climate.
Home Location storage
Medium bronze
Object ID S.1997.016
Object Name Medal
Recfrom Noble, Joseph Veach
Sub-category Art
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