13th Regiment New Armory Fair Medal

13th Regiment New Armory Fair Medal
13th Regiment New Armory Fair Medal
Title
13th Regiment New Armory Fair Medal
Date 
1894
Medium 
Aluminum
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/2 in. ( 3.8 cm )
Description 
Struck aluminum medal with obverse showing, within linear border, an elaborate armory building with a group of soldiers marching in front; with an inscription below exergual line: "MDCCCXCIV/B R O O K L Y N, N.Y. [ around lower border, at center]." Legend on reverse within linear border reads: "SOUVENIR.[in Gothic lettering]/13th REGIMENT,/N.G.N.Y./NEW ARMORY/FAIR./OCT.15-20, 1894.[ below at center around border]".
Object Number 
INV.4988
Gallery Label 
This medal was issued to commemorate the 13th Regiment New Armory Fair that took place in Brooklyn, NY on October 15-20, 1894.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group