Ribbon

Object Number: 
Z.3417
Date: 
ca. 1926
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 5/16 x 1 13/16 in. ( 26.2 x 4.6 cm )
Description: 
Light green silk satin ribbon printed in black; contains date "1859" at center top; below engraved photographic male portrait followed by inscription: "DR. JOHN W. DAVIS/SIXTH GOVERNOR OF/OREGON TERRITORY/Born, Pennsylvania, 1808; ed-/ucated for physician; removed/to Indiana 18 -; member State/Legislature; member Congress,/1837 - 1845; Speaker of House/one term; appointed Governor/of Oregon by President Pierce;/served December 2, 1853 - Aug./1, 1854; Minister to China;/died in Indiana 1859./Oregon Pioneer/Association/54th ANNUAL REUNION/Thursday, June 17/1926"; seal of Oregon with inscription beneath "NON TRANSFERABLE".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group