Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.271
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 32mm (1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey; legend: "ADMIRAL GEO. DEWEY/ HERO OF MANILA". Reverse shows battleship at sea; legend: "DEWEY'S FLAG SHIP"; in exerg.: "OLYMPIA".
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group