Commemorative Medal in Box

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1900-1940

GUSN

GUSN-310788

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

Descriptive Terms

medals
leather
metal
Commemorative
Medal, Commemorative
Medal, Commemorative

Inscription

"DAR / J. E. Caldwell & Co. Philadelphia" (printed)
"Samuel Norcross" and "Jonathan Burgess" (Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

1299.83

Maker

J. E. Caldwell & Co. (Manufacturer)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.83.1-.2

Places

Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)