Albany, NY 200th Anniversary Souvenir Ribbon
Overall: 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 17.1 x 5.7 cm )
White silk ribbon printed in black with decorative borders at top and bottom and "1686./ 1886./ 200th Anniversary/ Souvenier./ ALBANY, N.Y./ JULY, 1886."; image of two men with shield at center flanked by wheat sheaves with ship in background.
Although the city was founded much earlier by Dutch settlers, in 1686 the British granted Albany a founding charter as a city. This ribbon commemorates the 200th Anniversary of the charter.
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