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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
B. Mead, St. Louis 2
Descriptions
pewter 38
Names
peace medal 24 George Washington 2
Subjects
tomahawk 14 shaking 3 pipe 25 eye 2 Washington, George hands 11
Date:
1843
Dimensions:
L: 20 in, Diameter: 3.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Goelet Gallatin
Inscription:
around profile: THE FATHER OF HIS COUNTRY/ *GEORGE WASHINGTON* [verso, inscription at the center:]PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP [at bottom:] 1843
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Round George Washington fur trade medal attached to leather string beaded with metal beads. Image on medal of profile of George Washington facing right. Inscription around profile. Verso has images of an eye emanating rays, a crossed pipe and tomahawk, two shaking hands. Inscription in center and at bottom.
Accession Number:
NA.205.17

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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