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Badge

Object Number: 
INV.7438
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 1 5/16 in. ( 5.1 x 3.4 cm )
Description: 
Metal badge in case "1889/INTER SCHOLASTIC/LAWN TENNIS"; on obverse: "Championship"; 3 tennis rackets and balls; laurel wreath. Medals worn by Gerardus Post Herride, born NYC January 23, 1873, died NYC Sept. 9, 1955, son of Elias J. and Marfarus Post Herride including 2 Senuth Regiment medals awarded to Shias J. Herrick and a medal awarded to Gerardus Post for oratory, in 1862.
Gallery Label: 
Gerardus Post Herrick won the Lawn Tennis Championship in 1889.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Gerardus Post Herrick
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group