Medal: ...callad... Elihu Root
Overall: 5 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 13 x 7.9 cm )
engraved: center right: "El H. Concejo Provincial del Callao/ en nombre del pueblo que representa/ al Ilustre Ciudadano Secretario de Estado/ de la Gran Republica Americana/ Exemo Sr. Elihu Root/ con motivo de su visita al Peru/ Callao Stbre. de 1906"
Rectangular gold plaque engraved along the left side and partially across the top with a scroll and vine; left corner engraved with the Peruvian seal, a shield with a llama in the upper left, a tree in the upper right and a cornucopia across the bottom, surrounded by a garland and surmounted by a wreath; inscription center right.
This was presented to Elihu Root in 1906, on the occasion of his visit to Peru, by the Students of the Naval School at Callao.
Gift of Elihu Root, Jr.
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