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13th Regiment New Armory Fair Medal

Object Number: 
INV.4988
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]".
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