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Society of Colonial Wars Plaquette

Society of Colonial Wars Plaquette
Society of Colonial Wars Plaquette
Title
Society of Colonial Wars Plaquette
Date 
1909
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3/16 in. ( 13 x 9.2 x 0.5 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck uniface plaquette with obverse showing bust-length three-quarter left portrait of George Washington with inscriptions: ""THE/COLONIAL WASHINGTON," above; in exergue: "SOCIETY OF COLONIAL WARS/STATE OF NEW YORK NOV 16 1909."
Object Number 
INV.3190
Marks 
Inscription: obverse, at center right of field: "KELLY/AFTER/PEALE"
Gallery Label 
Founded in 1892, the Society of Colonial Wars admits male descendants of British or Colonial soldiers and of colonial civil and military officials from the period 1620-1775.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group