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National War Garden Commission

National War Garden Commission
National War Garden Commission
Title
National War Garden Commission
Date 
c. 1919
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 in. ( 7.6 cm )
Description 
Circular bronze medal with bas relief of woman working in garden with footsoldiers in background inscribed: "UNITED/STATES/OF/AMERICA"; on reverse: relief of basket filled with vegetables above crossed rifle and hoe; arched inscription: "NATIONAL WAR GARDEN COMMISSION", further inscribed "THE SEEDS OF VICTORY/INSURE THE FRUITS OF PEACE", "1914-1919". Marked Tiffany & Co. at lower right.
Object Number 
INV.5071
Marks 
Inscription: in cast: "UNITED/STATES/OF/AMERICA" Inscription: in cast: "THE SEEDS OF VICTORY/INSURE THE FRUITS OF PEACE" Inscription: in cast: "1914-1919" Signature: in cast at lower right of reverse: "Tiffany & Co."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group