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Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Gerardus Post Herrick
Object Number 
INV.7438
Gallery Label 
Gerardus Post Herrick won the Lawn Tennis Championship in 1889.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group