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Washington and Lafayette The Battle Centennial Ribbon

Washington and Lafayette The Battle Centennial Ribbon
Title
Washington and Lafayette The Battle Centennial Ribbon
Date 
ca. 1875
Medium 
Silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 x 2 x 1/8 in. ( 15.2 x 5.1 x 0.3 cm )
Description 
Rectangular blue silk rubbin printed in black ink "1775 1875/New Battle. Centennial."/WASHINGTON. LAFAYETTE./They both still live in the heart of every/true lover of liberty./WASHINGTON'S COACH./Presented to him April 30, 1789, when/first made President, and is still in ex-/istence./In this rode together the illustrious/WASHINGTON and LAFAYETTE." Also printed with pictures of Washington, the Washington monument, Lafayette and Washington's coach.
Object Number 
INV.2883
Inscriptions 
On bottom of ribbon, printed: "Copyright 1875, by A. O. CRANE & CO./98 Kingston Street, Boston,/Publishers of "Prescott's Defence of the Redoubt at the Battle of/Bunker Hill," a new picture, Heliotypes of which, 22 x 28, will be/mailed in rollers, postpaid of $1."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group