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Washington Centennial Souvenier

Washington Centennial Souvenier
Title
Washington Centennial Souvenier
Medium 
metal
Description 
Medal features nude bust of Washington encircled with stars and the following inscription: "CENTENNIAL INAUGURAL CELEBRATION, NEW YORK APRIL 30, 1889." On verso is depicted the Federal Hall of Wall St. encircled by inscription, "WHERE HE WAS INAUGURATED FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE U.S." The date of the inauguration (April 30, 1789) also appears at top of picture.
Object Number 
1940.294
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group