Centennial of George Washington Inauguration Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1940.26
Date: 
1889
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower left of field: "P.L. KRIDER CO. PHILA"
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing elevation of Washington memorial building with monument in front and dates below: "1789 - 1889"; legend around line border: "THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF WASHINGTON'S INAUGURATION." Reverse shows two crossed American flags at center decorated with laurel and oak branches below; inscription above: "COMPLIMENTS/BLACK, STARR & FROST/NEW YORK."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group