Hahlo-52-57, 1900 Universal Exposition plaquette

American Numismatic Society, 0000.999.56829.

52. Plaquette commemorating America’s participation in the World’s Fair, Paris, 1900. Presented to the officers of the exhibition by the commissioner-general.

57. Reverse of the Paris Exhibition plaquette, ‘The Unveiling of the Lafayette Statute.’ [sic] Presented to the City of Paris by the school children of America.

The commemorative badge for the Commissioner General of the United States (Ferdinand Wythe Peck, 1848-1924) at the 1900 Universal Exposition is Brenner’s first work done for the United States government. He received the honor of the commission while he was still a student in Paris.