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Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Date 
1899
Medium 
Metal, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 8.9 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Metal medal suspended from bar with pinback; upper bar inscription "SOUVENIR"; circular medal depicts bust of two men with inscription "MANILA BAY MAY 1./SANTIAGO JULY 3, 1898"; reverse with depiction of laurel wreath, inscription at center "YOU CAN COMMENCE/FIRING AS SOON AS /YOU ARE READY/MAY 1, 1898./THeRE IS GLORY ENOUGH FOR ALL/JULY3, 1898."; yellow and blue ribbon connects medal and bar, inscription on ribbon "RECEPTION/ADMIRAL DEWEY/SEPT. 28-29,1899/NEW YORK."
Object Number 
Z.3295
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group