Overall: 1 1/2 x 1 in. ( 3.8 x 2.5 cm )
inscription: MAY 12, 1903/THE LIFE SAVING BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK/INCOPORATED 1819
inscription: VITA FELICIBUS AUSIS SERVATA/AAWARDED/TO/MICHAEL J. bURKE/FOR SAVING/HUMAN LIFE/IN PERIL
Circular bronze-colored medal suspended from pin-back bar; bar engraved "May 12, 1903", obverse of medal inscribed "THE LIFE SAVING BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK/INCORPORATED 1849"; reverse inscribed "VITA FELICIBUS AUSIS SERVATA / AWARDED TO MICHAEL J. BURKE / FOR SAVING / HUMAN LIFE / IN PERIL"
Gift of under will of Elizabeth B. Cornell in memory of her father, Michael J. Burke
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