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Medal: ... Exemd Sr.Elihu Root...

Object Number: 
1943.132
Date: 
1906
Medium: 
Gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 6 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 17.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center right: "LOS ALUMNOS DE LA ESCUELA NAVAL/ RECORDANDO LA BENEVOLA HOSPITALIDAD CONCEDIDA/ EN LA ARMADA DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS A SUS COMPANEROS/ LOS GUARDIAMARINAS PERUANOS/ TIENEN EL HONOR DE SALUDAR AL/ Exemo Sr. Elihu Root/ SECRETARIO DE E
Description: 
Gold engraved plaque with the Seal of Peru in a medallion over an anchor to the left; center and right is an engraved inscription on an unfurled scroll with a sun rising over the ocean above and laurel garland all around; raised border.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group