Medal (Medallion) [Sinking of the Lusitania]

Karl Goetz, Maker

1915
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Maker and Role
Karl Goetz, Maker
Production Date
1915
Description
Medallion - from the sinking of the "Lusitania". The medallion is made of bronze and depicts the ship sinking on the obverse side. Only the bow of the sinking ship is discernible. There are some wordings in German and a date right at the bottom: "5 May 1915".
On the reverse are depicted some people queuing up at a counter manned by a skeleton.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Bronze
Signature/Marks and Type
KEINE BANN WARE / R GROSSDAMPFER / LUSITANIA / DURCH EIN DEUTSCHES / TAUCHBOOT VERSENKT / 5 MAY 1915 Embossed
Accession No
1980.136
Credit Line
Karl Goetz. 1915. Medal (Medallion) [Sinking of the Lusitania], 1980.136. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
Maker
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