To the Advancement of Motor Transportation (obverse); Commemorating theTwenty-Fifth Anniversary of General Motors (reverse)

Norman Bel Geddes, American, 1893 - 1958
Medallic Art Company



Silver medal

Overall: 3 × 3 × 1/4 in. (7.6 × 7.6 × 0.6 cm)

Weight: 188 g (0.4 lb.)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Roger Arvid Anderson Collection - 250th Anniversary Gift, 1769-2019



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Sculpture: Medal

Research Area


Not on view


Obverse: Signed, lower center: NORMAN BEL GEDDES C[circled] 1933; inscribed, at edge, upper right: TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF; inscribed, at edge, lower left: MOTOR TRANSPORTATION Reverse: Inscribed, at edge, upper left: 1933; inscribed, at edge, upper right: COMMEMORATING / THE TWENTY FIFTH; inscribed, at edge, lower right: 1908; inscribed, at edge, lower left: ANNIVERSARY OF / GENERAL MOTORS Stamped, on edge, bottom: MEDALLIC ART CO NY

Exhibition History

Introduction to the History of Art II, 1500 to present, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH2, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 24-March 14, 2004.


Acquired by Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, date unknown; lent to present collection, 1993; given to present collection, 2016.

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