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Trasenster Medal

Medal and diploma established 1932 in honor of Gustave Trasenster. Awarded by the Association of Engineers of Liege. Obverse is relief portrait of Trasenster. Reverse is seated female figure with a headache, holding a book marked Scientia. Inscribed to Th. von Karman, dated 1954.


ID: 1999-00363
Von Karman, Theodore (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)

Creation Jan. 1, 1954

MEDIUM: pewter; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.75 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Engineering

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