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Medal: ...callad... Elihu Root

Object Number: 
1943.129
Date: 
1906
Medium: 
Gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 13 x 7.9 cm )
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"
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group