Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Gold medal awarded to Firmin Didot by First Consul Napolon Bonaparte

Gold medal awarded to Firmin Didot by First Consul Napolon Bonaparte

- 1800

Napolon awarded this medal to the publisher Firmin Didot during the first industrial exhibition he sponsored to encourage French manufacturing, held at the Louvre in 1801. The medal represents a character with Phrygian cap (France) surrounded with different symbols: a plow for agriculture; a paddle for navigation; a compass for industry; and a caduceus for trade. It is engraved with the words Encouragement and reward to the industry.

Historical Provenance - Firmin Didot family collection

22-carat gold



PONTILED 1880s FRENCH FIGURAL WINE BOTTLE FROSTED MAN & LADY STORMING BASTILLE picture

PONTILED 1880s FRENCH FIGURAL WINE BOTTLE FROSTED MAN & LADY STORMING BASTILLE

$75.00



1789-1889 FRENCH  EXPOSITION BRONZE MEDAL STORMING OF BASTILLE  SYMBOLIC RARE picture

1789-1889 FRENCH EXPOSITION BRONZE MEDAL STORMING OF BASTILLE SYMBOLIC RARE

$30.00



1988 Press Photo Runners At The Storm The Bastille Evening Run, Milwaukee picture

1988 Press Photo Runners At The Storm The Bastille Evening Run, Milwaukee

$19.99



1935 Press Photo Reenactment of Peasants Storming Bastille - nee19042 picture

1935 Press Photo Reenactment of Peasants Storming Bastille - nee19042

$19.99



1987 Press Photo Runners Wait For Start Of

1987 Press Photo Runners Wait For Start Of "Storm The Bastille" Run - mja45026

$19.99



NEW, 66” x 78” La Prise de la Bastille (Storming the Bastille) Wall Mural picture

NEW, 66” x 78” La Prise de la Bastille (Storming the Bastille) Wall Mural

$15.87



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