Resource: | Turin 1911 Plaque (Plaque)

Title: Turin 1911 Plaque
Original Mode of Expressions: Medallion
Physical description: This commemorative plaque (see recto and verso) is made of pewter and designed in bas-relief. It measures 7 x 6 cm. The recto reads: Exposition Internationale des Industries et du Travail Turin 1911 by P. Davtel. The Verso reads: Comite' Francais des Expositions a l'Etranger. 1861 1911 1859
Descriptive note: The recto features two female figures greeting each other (possibly allegories of France and Italy) while a seated male figures looks on. The background shows the park of the Valentino with the Monumental Bridge. The recto shows various insigna, including the Bull of Turin, the emblem of the Royal House of Savoy, the Gallic rooster, and the coat of arms of Paris.
Subjects: Historical
Holding Repository: CDC Private collection