Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.247
Date: 
ca.1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
height and width: 32.3 x 25.1mm (1 1/4 x 1 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse to right of bust outline: "Schwaab S & S Co./ MILWAUKEE".
Description: 
Brass shield-shaped uniface medal with obverse showing right-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "THE/ NATIONS WELCOME/ TO THE/ MANILA HERO." Hole punched at top with hanger ring.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group