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Title

Pro Patria medal , from the Cecil Bostock archive

1911

Artist

Paul Grandhomme

1851 – 1944

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    France
    Date
    1911
    Media category
    Metalwork
    Materials used
    bronze medallion
    Dimensions
    4.9 cm diam.
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    National Art Archive. Gift of the family of Cecil Bostock. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    ARC293.10.2
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Paul Grandhomme

    Works in the collection

    1

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  • About

    This French medal, produced before the start of the First World War in 1914, was made as a reminder to French citizens to be prepared for war. The obverse text is translated as 'If you wish for peace prepare for war' (after Vegetius) and the reverse text as 'Physical training, military preparation'.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    France