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Commemorative ribbon

Object Number: 
ca. 1856
Overall: 7 3/8 x 2 3/8 in. ( 18.7 x 6 cm )
Pink silk satin ribbon with printed in black; above is scroll inscribed "NON OMNIS MORIAR"; two circular medallions beneath: one with Franklin's bust facing left and surrounded by legend: "BENJ. FRANKLIN NATUS BOSTON XVII JAN./MDCCVI"; the other depicts image of Franklin's monument surrounded by legend: "INAUGURATION OF THE FRANKLIN STATUE, XVII SEPT. MDCCCLVI"; in exergue: "BOSTON".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group