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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 0.4 cm )
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.
Object Number 
2152
Marks 
inscriptions: at center right within 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