Society of Colonial Wars Plaquette

Object Number: 
2152
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3/16 in. ( 13 x 9.2 x 0.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: at center right within field: "KELLY AFTER PEALE".
Description: 
Uniface cast bronze plaque with clothed bust of young Washington; inscription above: "THE COLONIAL WASHINGTON"; inscription in exergue.: "SOCIETY OF COLONIAL WARS/STATE OF NEW YORK NOV 16 1909". Mount for hook or hole above center at the back.
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.
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Creative: Tronvig Group