Medal: Manhattan Club Reception June 12,1907,Sammy Tilden...

Object Number: 
1945.97
Date: 
1877
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing male bust facing three quarters to the right; legend: "SHAMMY TILDEN/1876, IN THE 60TH YEAR OF ITS AGE DEMOCRATIC PARTY DIED OF TILDENOPATHY, LET IT R.I.P." Reverse is inscribed at center: " 'I DON'T/Care ABOUT Your/PIECE OF CAKE,/BUT I/MUST/SHOW YOU/MY SORE TOE"; surrounding legend: "MANHATTAN CLUB RECEPTION, N.Y.JUNE 12.1877."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Frank L. Jackson
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Creative: Tronvig Group