Medal case in shape of book: National Medals of America

Object Number: 
INV.5505
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Leather, paper, wood, velvet
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2.5 x 8.25 x 11 in. ( 7.6 x 20.3 x 27.9 cm )
Description: 

Book-shaped box with title on spine, "National Medals of America"; contains stack of fitted trays to hold medals (see electrotypes of medals presented to American war heroes, 1942.1 - 1942.40).

Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group