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The medal is a souvenir piece in honor of Admiral George Dewey, best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. The medal's design is bronze in color and consists of a Maltese cross. Attached to the medal is a ribbon featuring stripes in hues of red, white, and blue. At the top of the ribbon, a decorative bronze pin is attached. A small, round sticker inscribed with the number 62 was found with the object.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
3 1/2 inches (height)
Materials and Techniques Display
metal and textile
obverse of pin: SOUVENIR obverse of ribbon: RECEPTION / ADMIRAL DEWEY / 18[?] obverse of medal: ADMIRAL DEWEY U.S.N.
Dewey, George, 1837-1917
coins & medals
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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