Commemorative medal

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

GUSN

GUSN-194508

Description

Small medal with a red and white ribbon that attaches to a pin on the back. The medal has a blackened look but is mainly bronze colored. On the medal is a stamped picture of a house with two trees, one in front and one behind the house. On the back is a small "D" shaped manufacturerer label.

Details

Descriptive Terms

medals
Medal, Commemorative

Inscription

"THE WHITEHEAD AND HOAC CO. / NEWARK N.J." (Engraved in the shape of a D)
"175TH ANNIVERSARY / 1763 1938 / GOVERNOR DUMMER / ACADEMY / SOUTH BYFIELD / MASSACHUSETTS" (Surrounds the picture of the house )

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

The Whitehead & Hoag Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Newark, New Jersey

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

1 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2725

Places

New Jersey (United States)
Newark (Essex county, New Jersey)