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Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Medium 
Metal,textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Metal badge suspended from bar with pin back; upper bar inscription "WELCOME"; cross shaped medal center depicts bust of George Dewey, inscription "GEO. W. DEWEY"; reverse inscription "SCHWAAB S. & S. CO./ MILWAUKEE/OLYMPIA"; the center depicts a ship; red, white and blue ribbon connects medal and bar.
Object Number 
1941.428
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group