Heinrich Heine Memorial Medal

1897

caption:
Left facing bust portrait of Heine within three-quarters of a wreath.  Around the rim in German, “DIE DEUTSCHEN IN AMERICA IHREM GROSSTEN LYRIKER / HEINRICH HEINE”. 

  • Heinrich Heine Memorial Medal
  • Heinrich Heine Memorial Medal

Identifer: CJF-RFC2015430

Medium
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Description
This is a white metal medal struck to commemorate the dedication of a memorial to Heinrich Heine in New York in 1897. The memorial was erected by the German-American community to honor Heine, who was a well-known German poet at the time.
 
See Great Jewish portraits in Medal, Friedenberg, p.110. 

 

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