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Benjamin Harrison Commemorative Medal and Ribbon

Benjamin Harrison Commemorative Medal and Ribbon
Title
Benjamin Harrison Commemorative Medal and Ribbon
Date 
1920
Medium 
metal and ribbon
Dimensions 
6 1/4 x 2 inches
Description 
four medals: top: eagle with wings spread perched on crossed canons, verso: metal clasp; 2nd from top: G.A.R. Representative WHEN CAN THEIR GLORY FADE, scroll, upside down pinnacle, THE WHITEHEAD AND HOAG CO., NEWARK, N.J.; 3rd from top silver medal, rectangular-shaped, obelisk with banner stating INDIANAPOLIS, verso: THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO., NEWARK, N.J.; bottom medal round 3/4 portrait of Benjamin Harrison, laurel wreath with text 54TH NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT G.A.R. SEPT. 19-25, 1920, INDIANAPOLIS IND., attached to yellow ribbon with tag stating, "THIS BADGE MANUFACTURED BY THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO., MAKERS OF BADGES, BUTTONS, BANNERS, SIGNS, AND ADVERTISING NOVELTIES, MAIN OFFICE AND FACTORY - NEWARK, N.J., ALL GOODS GUARANTEED UNION MADE," smaller print, "Internaional Typographical Union No. 103, Bookbinders no. 62, etc..."
Object Number 
1920.154
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group