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Medal commemorating the Polar explorers Nansen and Andree

Högel, August (artist)

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

Circular white metal medal, commemorates 2 Norwegian polar explorers - Nansen and Andree - designed by August. Högel, 1896-1920. Inscribed obverse: FRIDTHIOF NANSEN/FRÅN KRISTIANIA DEN 24 JUNI 1893, reverse: ANDRÉES POLAR EXPEDITION/FRÅN GÖTEBORG DEN 7 JUNI 1896, signature: AUG. HÖGEL. The ship depicted is the 'Fram' (Forward) and the balloon is 'Örnen' (the Eagle)

Details

  • Title: Medal commemorating the Polar explorers Nansen and Andree
  • Creator: Högel, August (artist)
  • Date Created: 1896-1920
  • Location: Sweden
  • Physical Dimensions: diameter 50 mm, depth 5 mm
  • Type: commemorative medal

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