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Commemorative medal

Description

Framed in marble and bearing the Great seal of the Republic.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
Paper affixed to back: ""Original Badge and frame of Society of Cincinnati. Owned by Capt. John Fowle of Watertown, Mass. One of the Original members of the Society and a member of its standing committee in Massachusetts. One of the officers of Light Infantry under Lafayette at Yorktown. Capt. Fowle served throughout war of Revolution.""
Location of origin
China
Material
gilding
ivory (tooth component)
marble (rock)
painting (coating)
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
commemoratives
Gilded
gilding
Great Seal of the Republic
Marble
MEDAL, COMMEMORATIVE
medals
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly ivory (tooth component)
Possibly marble (rock)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
4.375 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.46
GUSN
40400

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