Medal: ...callad... Elihu Root

Medal: ...callad... Elihu Root
Title
Medal: ...callad... Elihu Root
Date 
1906
Medium 
Gold
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 13 x 7.9 cm )
Description 
Rectangular gold plaque engraved along the left side and partially across the top with a scroll and vine; left corner engraved with the Peruvian seal, a shield with a llama in the upper left, a tree in the upper right and a cornucopia across the bottom, surrounded by a garland and surmounted by a wreath; inscription center right.
Credit Line 
Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
Object Number 
1943.129
Marks 
engraved: center right: "El H. Concejo Provincial del Callao/ en nombre del pueblo que representa/ al Ilustre Ciudadano Secretario de Estado/ de la Gran Republica Americana/ Exemo Sr. Elihu Root/ con motivo de su visita al Peru/ Callao Stbre. de 1906"
Gallery Label 
This was presented to Elihu Root in 1906, on the occasion of his visit to Peru, by the Students of the Naval School at Callao.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group