Plaque

Plaque
Title
Plaque
Date 
1950
Medium 
Bronze, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 20 x 15 x 1 1/4 in. ( 50.8 x 38.1 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Memorial plaque in the form of a shield-shaped wooden board with bronze shield-breasted eagle mounted above a large rectangular bronze plate inscribed to "the men of Packard who gave their lives in World War II" and eight smaller rectangular plates with the names of individual soldiers.
Object Number 
INV.240
Marks 
in relief: on large rectangular plate at top of obverse: "IN MEMORY OF / THE MEN OF PACKARD / WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES / IN WORLD WAR II / PRESENTED BY THE CLASS BY FEBRUARY 1950" in relief: on small rectangular plates: "JULIAN HOWARD BURGESS, JR. / '40"; "RICHARD ALLEN BURKE / '40"; "WILLIAM LESTER CHAMBERS / '40"; JACK KENNETH GOODRICH / '40"; "JOHN ALVIN ROSS / '41"; EDMUND BAXTER OVERTON / '41"; "HERMAN CARL CRAMER / '42"; "ALBERT JOSEPH DEPOLE / '43" maker's label: affixed to lower edge of wooden shield (obverse side): "INTERNATIONAL BRONZE TABLET / COMPANY INC. NEW YORK 11, N.Y."
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Creative: Tronvig Group