Ribbon Badge Description Document

Object Number: 
INV.2561
Date: 
ca. 1930
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 6 in. ( 8.9 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Buff paper envelope inscribed in black ink: "Museum Accession 1517 [undelined]/Rivvon badge worn by the public/school boys in the parade in 1889/on the occasion of the unveiling/of Washington Arch in Washington Sq./NYC by president Benjamin/Harrison./Presented by/Mr. A. Gelkinson 1930".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. A. Gelkinson, 1930
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group