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Commemorative Medal, 1933

  • Norman Bel Geddes, American, 1893-1958


  • Overall: 3 inches (7.6 cm)

Gift of the General Motors Corporation



American Art before 1950

Signed, on reverse, under image: Norman Bel Geddes ©1933

Inscribed, on obverse: Commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of General Motors 1908 1933 Inscribed, on reverse: To the advancement of motor transportation

1934-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Norman Bel Geddes, Commemorative Medal, 1933, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the General Motors Corporation, 34.13.