Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.380
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
White metal, silk, brass
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 11/16 x 29 5/16 in. (4.3 x 74.5 cm)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length profile; legend: "GEORGE WASHINGTON". Reverse shows right-facing equestrian figure between seals of New York City and New York State with laurel wreaths above and below; legend: "CENTENNIAL INAUGURATION/ NEW YORK APRIL 30 1889." Hole pierced at top with wire hanger from burgundy silk ribbon mounted on brass oblong.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group