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Medal in Box: The Church Club... Jan.27,1869

Object Number: 
INV.3789
Date: 
Ca. 1894
Medium: 
Aluminum; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
case: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm ) diameter: 1 3/4 in. ( 4.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: case lid, written in black ink: "Medal/25th Anniversary/of the/benediction of/Bishob Littlejohn/Diocese of L.I. 1894./Presented by/John A. King/June 2. 1897."
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse showing clothed bust of bishop facing left with legend: "CONGREGATED JAN. 27. A.D. 1869." Reverse contains coat of arms of Long Island diocese surmounted by bishop's mitra with inscription on scroll beneath: "I WILL SET HIS DOMINION IN THE SEA"; legend: "THE CHURCH CLUB OF THE DIOCESE OF LONG ISLAND/A.D. 1894." Blue circular cardboard case.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group