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Commemorative Medal in Box

2015.62.83.1-.2 (RS222588)

Description

Commemorative Daughters of the American Revolution medal [.1] with blue ribbon in original leather box [.2] inscribed "DAR" with distaff and flax. Metal depicts spinnting distaff and flax and is engraved with the names of Revolutionary War soldiers Samuel Norcoss and Jonathan Burgess.

Details

Maker
J. E. Caldwell & Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1900-1940
Inscriptions
"DAR / J. E. Caldwell & Co. Philadelphia" (printed)
"Samuel Norcross" and "Jonathan Burgess" (Engraved)
Material
leather
metal
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Memorabilia
Places
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
leather
Medal, Commemorative
medals
metal
Accession Number
2015.62.83.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310788

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