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Badge w/ribbon & pin

Object Number: 
INV.4769
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
Brass, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 1 1/2 in. ( 7.6 x 3.8 cm )
Description: 
Brass medal suspended from bar with pin back; lower bar inscribed "CALIFORNIA" circular medal suspended from bar by two links depicts American and California flags and inscription "THE PEOPLE OF CALIFORNIA TO USN/FOR SERVICE IN THE/SPANISH AMERICAN WAR/1898-99."; reverse with an allegorical image depicting the goddess of war presenting a laurel wreath to a soldier; red, white and yellow silk ribbon connects bar and medal.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group