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Commemorative Medal

Description

Commemorative bronze medal for the Dorchester Mutual Fire Insurance Company. Medal in decorative relief with text homage. On front, depicts Great Fire of Boston of 1872, and small vignette of Dorchester town square. On back, wreath with text.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930
Inscriptions
"DORCHESTER.MUTUAL.FIRE. INSURANCE COMPANY" (Molded)
"THE ONLY/ EXISTING/ BOSTON/ INSURANCE COMPANY/ WHICH SURVIVED/ THE GREAT 1872 FIRE/ SEVENTY FIFTH/ ANNIVERSARY GREETINGS/ FORM WILLIAM A MULLER/ PRESIDENT/ AND TEH DIRECTORS"
"1855.SEVENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY 1930"
"THE GREAT BOSTON FIRE. NOV.9-10.1872/ SERVICE STRENGTH"
"DORCHESTER MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY/ INCORPORATED 1855"
Material
bronze (metal)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
bronze (metal)
Medal, Commemorative
medals
Dimensions
3 1/16 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.177
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.
GUSN
225496
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