Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.216
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 25.5mm (1 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing view of Baltimore Post office; legend: "POST OFFICE BALTIMORE, MD./ DEDICATED SEP. 12, 1889." Reverse shows battlefield with soldiers and flag at center; legend: "BOMBARDMENT OF FORT MCHENRY/ 1814."
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group