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Badge

Object Number: 
Z.2594
Date: 
1899
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 "SOUVENIR"; circular medal depicts bust of two men with inscription "MANILA BAY MAY1./SANTIAGO JULY 3,1898"; reverse depicts laurel wreath with inscription at center "YOU CAN COMMENCE/FIRING AS SOON AS/YOU ARE READY/MAY 1,1898./THERE IS GLORY ENOUGH FOR ALL/JULY 3,1898."; yellow and blue ribbon connects medal and bar, inscription on ribbon "RECEPTION/ADMIRAL DEWEY/SEPT.28-29,1899/NEW YORK."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group