Charles Loring Elliott, Portrait of Matthew Vassar, 1861

In the News

Checklist of objects in the exhibition, The Art of Devastation: Medals and Posters of the Great War

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College
January 27–April 9, 2017

NOTE: ANS refers to the American Numismatic Society, New York. AoD indicates the “Art of Devastation” website of the ANS (numismatics.org/collection). Individual countries indicate the nation of issue. Where applicable, height precedes width.

 

PART I: WORLD WAR ONE

I.A: Initial Perceptions of the War

 

Heroes

1

Rudolph Ferdinand Marschall (Austria-Hungary, 1873-1967)

Austria-Hungary

Wilhelm II, German Emperor, (obverse), 1910

Cast bronze plaque, produced in Vienna

240 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.59121, AoD 12119.13118.1.c

2

Franz Stiasny (Austria-Hungary, 1881–1941)

Austria-Hungary

Franz Joseph I of Austria, (obverse), 1916

Cast bronze plaque

170 mm (diameter)

ANS 1992.123.19, Gift of Ingrid O’Niel

AoD 12119.19209.1.a

3

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

Franz Joseph I of Austria and Wilhelm II, (obverse), 1914

Cast bronze medal, produced in Munich

84 mm (diameter)

ANS 1916.999.89, Gift of George W. Kunz

AoD 7513.7155.135.c

4

Franz Eue (Germany, 1888–1937)

Maker: Robert Ball

German Empire

Rupprecht Crown Prince of Bavaria, (obverse), 1915

Cast iron medal, produced in Berlin

101 mm (diameter)

ANS 2014.14.14, Purchase

AoD 7513.5215.6.a

5

Arthur Löwental (Austria-Hungary, 1879–1964)

Maker: Robert Ball

German Empire

Paul von Hindenberg, (obverse), 1914

Cast bronze medal, produced in Berlin

115 mm (diameter)

ANS 1984.92.1, Gift of Henry Grunthal

AoD 7513.121523.4.e

6

Arthur Löwental (Austria-Hungary, 1879–1964)

German Empire

General Oberst von Kluck, (obverse), 1915

Cast iron medal

88 mm (diameter)

ANS 2011.62.23, Purchase

AoD 7513.121523.5.a

7

John Hassall (England, 1868–1948)

Printer: Messrs. W. Speaight & Sons, London

Now Then, Everybody, Put Your Shoulders to the Wheel!, ca. 1915

Color lithograph

27 3/16 x 37 13/16 in. (69 x 96 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.437

 

 

War as Myth

8

Richard Adolf Zutt (Switzerland, 1887–1938)

Austria-Hungary

Herakles Fighting the Hydra of Lerna, (obverse), 1914

Cast bronze medal

85 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.70545, AoD 12119.262120.1.a

9

Arnold Hartig (Bohemia, 1878–1972)

Austria-Hungary

Hötzendorf Facing a Dragon, (reverse), 1915

Struck bronze medal

65 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.52554, AoD 12119.8118.1.a

10

Henry Nocq (France, 1868–1944)

French Third Republic

Gallia Repulsing Enemy Forces, (obverse), 1915

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

43 x 79 mm

ANS 1996.999.237, AoD 6185.141517.2.a

11

Josef Gangl (Germany, active early 20th century)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

The War Begins, (obverse), 1914

Cast bronze medal, produced in Stuttgart

108 mm (diameter)

ANS 1934.145.52, Gift of Wayte Raymond

AoD 7513.7114.1.a

12

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Britannia Rules the Waves, (obverse), 1914

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

85 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.42664, AoD 7513.3.525.2.a

13

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

The Young Siegfried Slaughtering the Enemy, (reverse), 1915

Cast bronze medal, produced in Munich

83 mm (diameter)

ANS 1916.999.95, Gift of George W. Kunz

AoD 7513.7155.151.b

 

 

Righteousness

14

Jules Prosper Legastelois (France, 1855–1931)

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

French Third Republic

The First Battle of the Marne, (reverse), 1916

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

68 mm (diameter)

ANS 1996.999.231, AoD 6185.1257.1.a

15

Pierre-Alexandre Morlon (France, 1878–1951)

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

French Third Republic

Victory Guiding a Saint-Chamond Tank, (obverse), 1918

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

68 mm (diameter)

ANS 1985.81.37, Gift of Daniel M. Friedenberg

AoD 6185.131518.2.a

16

Henri Dropsy (France, 1885–1969)

French Third Republic

Marianne as a Soldier, (obverse), (1915–1918)

Cast bronze plaque

129 mm (diameter)

ANS 2014.3.5, Purchase

AoD 6185.41816.8.a

17

Paul Leibküchler (Germany, 1873–1938)

German Empire

The Living Wall, (reverse), 1915

Struck bronze medal

112 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.42015, AoD 7513.1259.3.a

I.B: The Realities of War

 

Soldiers

18

Albert Pommier (France, 1880–1943)

French Third Republic

Poilu, 1915

Cast bronze plaque

86 x 35 mm

ANS 0000.999.70382, AoD 6185.161513.1.a

19

Albert Pommier (France, 1880–1943)

French Third Republic

Poilu with Combat Gear, (obverse), no date

Cast bronze medal

80 x 50 mm

ANS 2011.5.2, Purchase

AoD 6185.161513.2.a

20

Henri Bouchard (France, 1875–1960)

French Third Republic

The Hour of the Attack, (obverse), 1917

Cast bronze plaque

58 x 80 mm

ANS 0000.999.52151, AoD 6185.2153.1.a

21

Paul Roger-Bloche (France, 1865–1943)

French Third Republic

Weary Soldiers, (obverse), 1915

Struck bronze medal

42 x 80 mm

ANS 1985.81.77, Gift of Daniel M. Friedenberg

AoD 6185.18157.1.a

22

Jean-Paul Aubé (France, 1837–1916)

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

French Third Republic

Wounded Soldier Before Nurse at Reims, (obverse), 1915

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

80 x 42 mm

ANS 1996.999.266, Purchase

AoD 6185.1212.1.a

23

Max Blondat (France, 1872–1925)

French Third Republic

Prisoner of War, (obverse), 1914

Struck bronze medal

70 x 42 mm

ANS 0000.999.52121, AoD 6185.21215.1.a

24

Unknown Artist

Maker: M. Nelli Inc., Florence

Kingdom of Italy

Courage, (obverse), 1916

Struck bronze medal, minted in Florence

60 mm (diameter)

ANS 2014.14.32, Purchase

AoD 9201.14512.3.a

25

Unknown Artist

Maker: M. Nelli Inc., Florence

Kingdom of Italy

One Heart for All the Cohort, (reverse), 1916

Struck bronze medal, minted in Florence

60 mm (diameter)

ANS 2014.14.34, Purchase

AoD 9201.14512.5.a

26

Maurice Neumont (France, 1868–1930)

Printer: Devambez Imp., Paris

Journée du Poilu/Organisée par le Parlement, 1915

Color lithograph

47 1/4 x 31 5/8 in. (120 x 80.3 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.608

27

Fritz Erler (Germany, 1868–1940)

Printer: Eckstein & Stähle, Stuttgart

Und Ihr? Zeichnet Kriegsanleihe (And You? Subscribe

  to the War Loan), 1917

Color lithograph

13 x 8 7/8 in. (33.3 x 22.5 cm)

Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries

28

Hans Rudi Erdt (Germany, 1883–1925)

Mobilmachung (Mobilization), 1914

Cover for Das Plakat: Mitteilungen des Vereins der Plakatfreunde

   e.v. für Kunst in der Reklame 5, no. 6 (November 15, 1914)

Illustrated periodical with color lithographs, photomechanical

   illustrations, and letterpress

Overall (approx.): 11 3/8 x 9 x 1/4 in. (28.9 x 22.9 x 0.6 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift in memory of

  Eugen H. Petersen, 1993.609.6

The Death of Soldiers

29

Lissoir (France)

French Third Republic

Woman in Mourning, (obverse), 1917

Cast bronze plaque

245 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.70160, AoD 6185.12919.1.a

30

Henri Bouchard (France, 1875–1960)

French Third Republic

Dead Soldier, (obverse), 1917

Cast bronze plaque

42 x 70 mm

ANS 0000.999.52150, AoD 6185.2153.2.a

31

Lissy Eckart (Germany, 1891–1974)

German Empire

Dead Soldier on Stretcher, (obverse), 1915

Cast iron medal

76 x 63 mm

ANS 2011.62.3, Purchase

AoD 7513.5311.1.a

32

Lissy Eckart (Germany, 1891–1974)

German Empire

I Had a Comrade, 1918

Cast iron medal

39 mm (diameter)

ANS 2011.62.2, Purchase

AoD 7513.5311.7.a

33

Josef Gangl (Germany, active early 20th century)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Angels Holding Fallen Soldier, (obverse), 1915

Cast bronze medal, produced in Stuttgart

92 mm (diameter)

ANS 1934.999.1428, Gift of Wayte Raymond

AoD 7513.7114.3.a

Women and the War

34

Marcelle Renée Lancelot (France, 1863–1938)

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

French Third Republic

The Work of Barbarians, (obverse), 1916

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

60 mm (diameter)

ANS 1940.110.11, Gift of Mrs. Hosmer

AoD 6185.12114.1.a

35

Pierre-Marie Poisson (France, 1876–1953)

French Third Republic

Woman in Mourning, (reverse), 1918

Struck bronze medal

70 x 60 mm

ANS 1985.81.238, Gift of Daniel M. Friedenberg

AoD 6185.16159.1.a

36

André Pierre Schwab (France, 1883–unknown)

French Third Republic

Woman Kneeling Before Grave, 1917

Cast bronze medal

83 mm (diameter)

ANS 1996.999.238, AoD 6185.1938.1.a

37

Anie Mouroux (France, 1887–1978)

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

French Third Republic

A Living Souvenir, (obverse), 1914

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

50 mm (diameter)

ANS 1996.999.235, AoD 6185.131521.1.a

38

Ludwig Gies (Germany, 1887–1966)

German Empire

Mother and Children, 1915

Cast iron medal

74 x 72 mm

ANS 2011.62.13, Purchase

AoD 7513.795.119.a

 

39

Ludwig Gies (Germany, 1887–1966)

German Empire

The Suffering Mother, (obverse), 1918

Cast iron medal

86 x 35 mm

ANS 2011.62.15, Purchase

AoD 7513.795.174.a

40

Ludwig Gies (Germany, 1887–1966)

German Empire

Refugees, (obverse), 1915

Cast iron medal

90 x 59 mm

ANS 2011.62.14, Purchase

AoD 7513.795.120.a

41

Lissy Eckart (Germany, 1891–1974)

German Empire

Mother and Son, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal

90 x 60 mm

ANS 2011.62.8, Purchase

AoD 7513.5311.5.a

 

 

I.C: Atrocities and Propaganda

 

German Atrocities in Belgium and France

 

42

Raoul Lamourdedieu (France, 1877–1953)

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

French Third Republic

The Rape of Belgium, (obverse), 1917

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

63 x 76 mm

ANS 1941.123.4, Gift of S. H. P. Pell

AoD 6185.12113.1.a

43

Charles-Louis Picaud (France, 1855–1919)

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

French Third Republic

Reims Cathedral in Flames, (obverse), 1915

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

50 mm (diameter)

ANS 1985.81.116, Gift of Daniel Friedenberg

AoD 6185.1693.1.a

44

Ovide Yencesse (France, 1869–1947)

French Third Republic

Reims Cathedral in Flames, (reverse), 1914

Struck bronze medal

63 x 60 mm

ANS 0000.999.70509, AoD 6185.25514.2.a

45

Léon Chavalliaud (France, 1858–1919)

French Third Republic

What Is That? It’s the Night, (obverse), 1915

Struck bronze medal

80 x 60 mm

ANS 0000.999.15156, AoD 6185.381.1.a


46

Georges-Henri Prud’homme (France, 1873–1947)

French Third Republic

Edith Cavell, (obverse), 1915

Nickel galvano

200 mm (diameter)

Private Collection

47

André Pierre Schwab (France, 1883–unknown)

French Third Republic

Dead Boche, (obverse), 1915

Struck bronze medal

29 mm (diameter)

ANS 1996.999.271, AoD 6185.1938.2.a

48

Ellsworth Young (America, 1866–1952)

Printer: The United States Printing & Lithograph Company, New York

Remember Belgium: Buy Bonds, Fourth Liberty Loan, 1918

Color lithograph

30 x 20 in. (76.2 x 50.8 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.927

49

Gerald Spencer Pryse (England, 1882–1956)

Printer: Johnson, Riddle & Company, Ltd., London

Belgian Red Cross Fund, ca. 1915

Color lithograph

39 15/16 x 29 15/16 in. (101.5 x 76 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.754

Submarine Warfare

50

Josef Gangl (Germany, active early 20th century)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

U-Bootmänner, (obverse), 1915

Cast bronze medal, produced in Stuttgart

78 mm (diameter)

ANS 1934.145.53, Gift of Wayte Raymond

AoD 7513.7114.2.a

51

Ludwig Gies (Germany, 1887–1966)

German Empire

The Sinking of the Lusitania, (obverse), 1915

Cast bronze medal

94 mm (diameter)

ANS 1934.145.55, Gift of Wayte Raymond

AoD 7513.795.134.a

52

Ludwig Gies (Germany, 1887–1966)

German Empire

The Torpedoed, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal

60 x 63 mm

ANS 2013.21.1, Purchase

AoD 7513.795.145.a

53

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

The Sinking of the Lusitania, (obverse), 1915

Cast bronze medal, produced in Munich

56 mm (diameter)

ANS 1980.56.5, Gift of C. Ebsen

AoD 7513.7155.156.b

54

Bernard Partridge (England, 1861–1945)

Printer: David Allen & Sons Ltd.

Publisher: The Parliamentary Recruiting Committee

Take Up the Sword of Justice, 1915

Color lithograph

29 1/8 x 19 7/8 in. (74 x 50.5 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.1408

German Responses

 

55

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Totentanz Series: For the Duke of Aosta, (obverse), 1917

Cast iron, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS: 0000.999.41996, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.11.a

56

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Totentanz Series: Death Seated on Globe, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS: 0000.999.41997, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.10.a

57

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Totentanz Series: SS Tubantia, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS 1919.226.1, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.1.a

58

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Totentanz Series: The King Stephen Incident, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS 1919.25.4, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.7.a

59

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Totentanz Series: Death Chokes Italy, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS 1919.25.5, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.6.a

60

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Totentanz Series: The Sinking of RMS Lusitania, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS 1919.6.10, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.3.a

61

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Totentanz Series: Irish Easter Rising, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS 1919.6.11, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.8.a

62

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Totentanz Series: Death Mowing Down Russian Refugees, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS 1919.286.5, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.9.a

63

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Mayer and Wilhelm, maker

German Empire

Totentanz Series: Death Pumping Blood over Verdun, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS 1919.216.7, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.2.a

64

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Totentanz Series: Strategic Bombing, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS 1920.216.6, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.4.a

65

Walther Eberbach (Germany, 1866–1944)

Maker: Mayer and Wilhelm

German Empire

Totentanz Series: Britannia Rules the Waves?, (obverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Stuttgart

69 mm (diameter)

ANS 1919.6.9, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 7513.2.525.5.a

 

66

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

The King Stephen Incident, (obverse), 1916

Cast bronze medal, produced in Munich

57 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.17279, AoD 7513.7155.174.a

 

67

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

The Baralong Incident, (obverse), 1915

Cast iron medal, produced in Munich

58 mm (diameter)

ANS 1916.999.100, Gift of George W. Kunz

AoD 7513.7155.162.a

68

Arnold Zadikow (Poland, 1884–1943)

German Empire

Death on Big Bertha, (obverse), 1915

Cast iron medal

73 mm (diameter)

ANS 2011.62.31, Purchase

AoD 7513.2614.2.a

 

 

 

PART II: EUROPEAN VIEWS OF AMERICA

 

The Central Powers

 

69

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

Uncle Sam as Arms Dealer, (reverse), 1915

Cast bronze medal, minted in Munich

57 mm (diameter)

ANS 1979.58.103, Gift of R. Sillins

AoD 7513.7155.149.a

70

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

German Reply to Wilson Either, Or, (obverse), 1916

Cast bronze medal, produced in Munich

56 mm (diameter)

ANS 1979.38.251, Gift of the Goldberg family

AoD 7513.7155.176.b

71

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

The Fourteen Points, (obverse), 1918

Cast bronze medal, produced in Munich

58 mm (diameter)

ANS 1979.38.278, Gift of the Goldberg family

AoD 7513.7155.203.b

72

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

America’s Peace Objectives, (obverse), 1917

Cast bronze medal, produced in Munich

57 mm (diameter)

ANS 1941.999.11, AoD 7513.7155.188.b

73

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

Seizure of Dutch Cargo Ships, (obverse), 1918

Cast bronze medal, produced in Munich

58 mm (diameter)

ANS 1979.58.37, Gift of R. Sillins

AoD 7513.7155.210.b

74

Hans Lindl (Germany, 1885–unknown)

German Empire

Wilson with Money Bag, (obverse), 1916

Cast bronze medal, produced in Berlin

72 mm (diameter)

ANS 1919.6.3, Gift of J. Schulman

AoD 7513.12914.3.a

75

Ludwig Gies (Germany, 1887­–1966)

German Empire

Wall Street Profiteering from the War, (obverse), 1917

Cast iron medal

99 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.30758, AoD 7513.795.161.a

The Entente

76

René Grégoire (France, 1871–1945)

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

French Third Republic

Columbia Joins the Fight, (reverse), 1917

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

68 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.2167, AoD 6185.7185.1.b

77

Pierre-Alexandre Morlon (France, 1878–1951)

French Third Republic

Columbia as US Soldier, (obverse), 1918

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

68 mm (diameter)

ANS 1937.177.10, Gift of DeWitt Clinton Falls

AoD 6185.131518.3.a

78

Jules Prosper Legastelois (France, 1855–1931)

French Third Republic

Liberty, Justice, Peace, (reverse), 1917

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

68 mm (diameter)

ANS 1920.999.443, AoD 6185.1257.7.a

79

Edouard Saunier (France, 1885–1918)

Printer: Lith. Berger-Levrault, Nancy and Paris

Voilà les américains! ce que nous apporte l’amérique

  (The Americans Are Here! What America

  Brings Us), 1918

Color lithograph

19 3/4 x 25 1/2 in. (50.2 x 64.8 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.1320

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PART III: HYPHENATED AMERICA

 

Charities, Bazaars, and Good Causes

 

80

Georges Petit (Belgium, 1879–unknown)

Kingdom of Belgium

Aid Ship in New York Harbor, (reverse), 1916

Struck bronze medal

37 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.75868, AoD 257.16520.1099.a

81

Richard E. Brooks (America, 1865–1919)

Maker: Medallic Art Company, New York

King and Queen of Belgium, (obverse), 1920

Struck bronze medal, minted in New York City

35 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.38943

82

Unknown Artist

United States of America

Commission for Relief in Belgium, (obverse), 1916

Cast bronze decoration, produced in Philadelphia

29 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.39007, Gift of H.E. Gillingham

AoD 21191.0.16.a

83

United States of America

Wilhelm II German Emperor, (obverse), 1916

Struck brass medal

35 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.41978, AoD 7513.13525.17.a

84

Whitehead and Hoag Company

United States of America

Decoration for National Allied Bazaar, (obverse), 1916

Struck decoration, unknown material, minted in Newark

61 mm (diameter)

ANS 1951.52.4, Gift of F. Sterns

AoD 21191.2389.7.a

85

John Flanagan (America, 1865–1952)

United States of America

The Allied Bazaar, (obverse), 1916

Cast bronze plaque, produced in New York City

83 x 59 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.38946, AoD 21191.6121.1.a

86

Anna Coleman Ladd (America, 1878–1939)

Maker: Gorham Manufacturing Company

United States of America

Female Personification of Serbia, (obverse), 1916

Bronze galvano, produced in Providence

260 mm (diameter)

ANS 2013.31.1, Purchase

AoD 21191.1214.1.b

87

Anna Coleman Ladd (America, 1878–1939)

Maker: Gorham Manufacturing Company

United States of America

Female Personification of Serbia, (obverse), 1916

Struck bronze decoration, minted in Providence

24 mm (diameter)

ANS 1917.42.1, Gift of W. L. Wheeler

AoD 21191.1214.1.a

88

Giovanni Cariati (Italy, 1865–1917)

Maker: Disanza Brothers

United States of America

Decoration for Italian Bazaar, (obverse), 1916

Cast bronze medal, minted in New York City

25 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.39008, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 21191.3118.1.a

89

Whitehead and Hoag Company

United States of America

Russian Bazaar Decoration Medal, (obverse), 1916

Struck bronze medal, minted in Newark

32 mm (diameter)

ANS 1917.2.1, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 21191.2389.3.a

90

Libbie Printing Company, Boston

National Allied Bazaar, 1916

Color lithograph

41 15/16 x 28 3/8 in. (106.5 x 72 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.472

German-American Complications & Entente Bias

91

E. B. Corey

United States of America

Remember the Lusitania, (reverse), 1915

Cast copper medal

33 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.38971, AoD 21191.31518.1.a

92

C. H. Hanson Company

United States of America

Murdered on the High Seas, (reverse), 1917

Struck silver medal, minted in New York City

39 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.47862, AoD 21191.2.8119.4.e

93

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

German U-boats in America, (obverse), 1916

Cast bronze medal, minted in Munich

57 mm (diameter)

ANS 1979.58.88, Gift of R. Sillins

AoD 7513.7155.185.b

94

Unknown Artist

United States of America

Submarine Deutschland in America, (reverse), 1916

Cast iron medal, produced in Baltimore

74 x 72 mm

ANS 1917.53.1, Gift of F.G. Duffield

AoD 7513.13525.16.a

95

Unknown Artist

United States of America

Decoration for the Crew of the Deutschland, (obverse), 1916

Cast white metal decoration, minted in New York City

29 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.56834, AoD 21191.0.32.a

96

Unknown Artist

Tiffany & Company, New York

United States of America

Peace as Woman, (obverse), 1915

Struck bronze metal, minted in New York City

62 mm (diameter)

ANS 1940.100.383, Gift of Mrs. Robert James Eidlitz

AoD 21191.2096.1.b

97

Unknown Artist

United States of America

Maker: Whitehead & Hoag Company

Peace Spreads Her Influence, (obverse), 1915

Struck bronze medal, minted in Newark

37 mm (diameter)

ANS 1915.21.1, Gift of Whitehead & Hoag Company

AoD 21191.0.27.a

98

Adam Pietz (America, b. Germany 1873–1961)

United States of America

Good Luck and Victory, (reverse), 1917

Struck bronze medal

35 mm (diameter)

ANS 1917.134.1, Gift of Adam Pietz

AoD 21191.1695.1.a

 

 

 

 

 

PART IV: AMERICA GOES TO WAR

The Joy of War and Righteousness

99

René Baudichon (France, 1878–1963)

French Third Republic

America the Avenger, (obverse), 1918

Struck bronze medal

54 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.52098, AoD 6185.2121.2.a

100

Unknown Artist

C. H. Hanson Company

United States of America

No Room Here for “Hyphens” or “Kaiserists,” (obverse), 1917

Struck white metal medal, minted in New York City

39 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.38977, AoD 21191.2.8119.3.d

101

Unknown Artist

United States of America

“A Little Group of Willful Men,” (obverse), 1917

Struck aluminum medal

39 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.39014, AoD 21191.0.8.a

102

Eli Harvey (America, 1860–1957)

Issuer: American Numismatic Society, New York

Maker: Medallic Art Company, New York

United States of America

The Declaration of War, (obverse), 1909

Struck bronze medal

88 mm (diameter)

ANS 1992.155.1, Purchase

103

Daniel Chester French (America, 1850-1931)

Evelyn Beatrice Longman (America, 1874–1954)

Issuer: American Numismatic Society, New York

Maker: Medallic Art Company, New York

United States of America

French and British War Commission, (obverse), 1917

Struck bronze medal, minted in New York City

62 mm (diameter)

ANS 1933.64.38, Bequest of George F. Kunz

AoD 21191.1.61814.1.a

104

Unknown Artist

United States of America

We Are One, (obverse), 1917

Cast decoration, unknown material

95 x 35 mm

ANS 1917.121.1, Gift of J. Sanford Saltus

AoD 21191.0.12.a.

105

Joseph Christian Leyendecker (America, b. Germany 1874–1951)

Printer: Beck Engraving Company

America Calls, Enlist in the Navy, ca. 1917–18

Color lithograph

40 15/16 x 28 3/16 in. (104 x 71.5 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.477

106

Frederick Charles Strothmann (America, 1872–1958)

Beat Back the Hun with Liberty Bonds, 1918

Color lithograph

30 x 20 in. (76.4 x 50.8 cm)

Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries

107

Louis F. Ragot (France, active in US)

Maker: Whitehead and Hoag Company

United States of America

Marshall Joffre in America, (obverse), 1917

Cast bronze medal, produced in Newark

110 mm (diameter)

ANS 1957.187.1056, Gift of Helen L. Boyd

AoD 21191.1817.1.b

The US War Medal

108

Paul Manship (America, 1885–1966)

Maker: Medallic Art Company, New York

United States of America

The French Heroes Fund, (obverse), 1918

Struck bronze medal, minted in New York City

66 mm (diameter)

ANS 1930.18.1, Gift of Albert Gallatin

AoD 21191.13114.3.a

109

Paul Manship (America, 1885–1966)

Maker: Medallic Art Company, New York

United States of America

The Foe of Free Peoples, (obverse), 1918

Struck bronze medal, minted in New York City

66 mm (diameter)

ANS 1929.54.10, Gift of Albert Gallatin

AoD 21191.13114.1.a

110

Paul Manship (America, 1885–1966)

United States of America

Art War Relief, (obverse), 1918

Cast bronze medal

95 x 76 mm

ANS 0000.999.48587, AoD 21191.13114.2.c

111

Lucy Perkins Ripley (America, 1874-1949)

United States of America

Douglas Campbell, Ace, (obverse), 1918

Cast bronze medal

95 mm (diameter)

ANS 1941.41.9, Gift of Mrs. W. Sproule

AoD 21191.18916.1.a

112

G. Petersen

Maker: Balfour Company

United States of America

US Soldier Battling Dragon, (obverse), 1917

Struck bronze medal, minted in Attleboro,

  Massachusetts

59 mm (diameter)

ANS 1918.62.1, Gift of L.G. Balfour Co.

AoD 21191.1655.1.a

113

James Earle Fraser (America, 1876–1953)

Maker: Medallic Art Company, New York

United States of America

For Humanity, (obverse), 1918

Struck bronze medal, minted in New York City

73 mm (diameter)

ANS 1940.100.2161, Gift of Mrs. Robert James Eidlitz

AoD 21191.61819.2.a

 

PART V: THE END OF WAR

Victory

114

Louis Patriarche (France, 1872–1955)

Maker: Monnaie de Paris

French Third Republic

La Victoire, (obverse), 1919

Struck bronze medal, minted in Paris

60 mm (diameter)

ANS 1941.123.3, Gift of S. H. P. Pell

AoD 6185.16120.1.a

115

Unknown Artist

Tiffany & Company, New York

United States of America

Victory, (obverse), 1918

Cast glass medal, produced in New York City

71 mm (diameter)

ANS 2012.41.3, Purchase

AoD 21191.2096.4.a

116

Unknown Artist

Tiffany & Company, New York

United States of America

US Victory Garden Commission, (obverse), 1919

Struck bronze medal, minted in New York City

77 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.38949, AoD 21191.2096.3.a

117

Bert Thomas (Wales, 1883–1966)

Feed the Guns with War Bonds and Help to End the War, 1918

Color lithograph

29 15/16 x 19 7/8 in. (76 x 50.5 cm.)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.1117

118

Jules Abel Faivre (France, 1867–1945)

Printer: Pichot Imp., Paris

L’Emprunt de la Libération (The Liberation Loan), 1918

Color lithograph

31 1/2 x 45 in. (80 x 114.3 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.658

119

Haskell Coffin (America, 1878–1941)

Printer: Rusling Wood Mural Advertising

Share in The Victory, 1918

Color lithograph

41 15/16 x 27 3/4 in. (106.5 x 70.5 cm)

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Gift of John T. Spaulding

RES.37.705

Postwar

 

120

James Earle Fraser (America, 1876–1953)

United States of America

Comité Américain pour les Régions Dévastées 

  de la France, (obverse) 1919

Electrotyped bronze plaque

113 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.4, AoD 21191.61819.1.b

121

James Earle Fraser (America, 1876–1953)

United States of America

Comité Américain pour les Régions Dévastées 

  de la France, (obverse), 1919

Cast silver pinback

24 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.39005, AoD 21191.61819.1.a

122

Anna Coleman Ladd (America, 1878–1939)

United States of America

Women’s Overseas Service League, (obverse), 1921

Cast bronze plaque

144 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.40668, AoD 21191.1214.2.a

123

Adolph Alexander Weinman (America, b. Germany 1870–1952)

Maker: Medallic Art Company

United States of America            

Medal for Patriotic Service of Physicians, Surgeons

  and Nurses, (obverse), 1919

Bronze electrotype, produced in New York City

75 mm (diameter)

ANS 1977.103.4, Gift of Mrs. H. K. Weinman

AoD 21191.2359.2.b

124

Adolph Alexander Weinman (America, b. Germany 1870–1952)

United States of America

Bounty and Victory Protecting War Victims, (obverse), 1916

Cast bronze medal

75 mm (diameter)

ANS 1977.103.3, Gift of Mrs. H. K. Weinman

AoD 21191.2359.1.a

125

Paul Manship (America, 1885–1966)

United States of America

Liberty at Verdun, (obverse), 1921

Cast bronze medal

103 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.18248, AoD 21191.13114.9.a

126

John Flanagan (America, 1865–1952)

United States of America

From the People of the US to the City of Verdun, (obverse), 1921

Cast bronze plaque

100 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.38958, AoD 21191.6121.2.a

127

John Flanagan (America, 1865–1952)

United States of America

From the People of the US to the City of Verdun, (obverse), 1921

Cast bronze plaque

100 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.38947, AoD 21191.6121.2.b

128

Frantz Vermeylen (Belgium, 1857–1922)

Kingdom of Belgium

US Rebuilds Louvain Library, (reverse), 1925

Struck bronze medal

60 mm (diameter)

ANS 0000.999.56747, AoD 257.22518.3167.a

129

John Flanagan (America, 1865–1952)

United States of America

Poilu at Verdun, (obverse), 1927

Cast bronze plaque, produced in New York City

80 x 50 mm

ANS 1933.64.23, Bequest of George F. Kunz

AoD 21191.6121.3.a

130

Chester Beech (America, 1881–1956)

United States of America

Issuer: American Numismatic Society

Maker: Medallic Art Company

Treaty of Versailles, (obverse), 1919

Struck bronze medal, produced in New York City

63 mm (diameter)

ANS 1985.81.7, Gift of Daniel M. Friedenberg

AoD 21191.1.1920.2

 

ADDITIONAL MEDAL, NOT IN ACCOMPANYING CATALOGUE

131

Karl Goetz (Germany, 1875–1950)

German Empire

The Sinking of the Lusitania, (reverse), 1915

Cast bronze medal, produced in Munich

56 mm (diameter)

ANS 1941.43.1

AoD 7513.7155.156.b

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