Medal Awarded to Henry Ford, 1926

Summary

Henry Ford was recognized as more than an automotive industrialist; throughout his years in the public eye he was acknowledged by many civic and corporate associations. This medal, from a group of Austrian business leaders, was presented to Henry Ford recognizing that the advances made by him in automobile production could be utilized by the entire manufacturing world.

Henry Ford was recognized as more than an automotive industrialist; throughout his years in the public eye he was acknowledged by many civic and corporate associations. This medal, from a group of Austrian business leaders, was presented to Henry Ford recognizing that the advances made by him in automobile production could be utilized by the entire manufacturing world.

Artifact

Commemorative medal

Date Made

1926

Creators

Rozet & Fischmeister 

Place of Creation

Austria, Vienna 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

00.1510.140

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. From the Estate of Henry and Clara Ford.

Material

Bronze (Metal)
Leather
Satin
Velvet (Fabric weave)

Color

Ivory (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 1.75 in

Width: 5.5 in

Length: 7 in

Inscriptions

DEM / WELT FURSTEN / SOZIALER ARBEIT / HENRY FORD / 1926 / R. / F. translation: To the “world prince” of social work Henry Ford 1926

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