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Medal

  • Place of origin:

    United States of America (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1917-1918 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kilenyi, Julio, born 1885 (sculptors)

  • Museum number:

    A.83-1921

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This bronze medal was made by Julio Kilenyi in America, in about 1917-1918. This medal was awarded by the American Car and Foundry Company.

Physical description

Obv., a man striking with a sledge hammer at a snake cailed about a helmet; behind him, two shells; in the background, guns and engineering apparatus. Rev., a figure of Columbia advancing holding the American flag and a palm branch.

Place of Origin

United States of America (made)

Date

ca. 1917-1918 (made)

Artist/maker

Kilenyi, Julio, born 1885 (sculptors)

Marks and inscriptions

"PRESENTED BY THE AMERICAN CAR AND FOUNDRY COMPANY," "1917-1918"
obv.

"CB-JK"
rev.

Dimensions

Diameter: 63 mm

Descriptive line

Medal awarded by the American Car and Foundry Company. American ca. 1917-1918.

Materials

Bronze

Subjects depicted

Shell; American flag; Man; Helmet; Engineering apparatus; Gun; Sledgehammers; Palm

Categories

Medallions

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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