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Badge

Object Number: 
1942.253u
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Bronze, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 11.7 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Bronze badge worn by a member of the George Washington inauguration centennial committee; two silver bars linked by chains; top bar "NEW YORK 1789-1889 GW"; lower bar engraved "STATES COMMITTEE"; blue and gold striped silk ribbon with gold lettering, "RECEPTION COMMITTEE LAWYER'S CLUB".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Genealogical & Biographical Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group