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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.266
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
height and width: 42.5 x 38.1mm (1 11/16 x 1 1/2 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse above bust: "C.H. HANSON CHICAGO".
Description: 
Brass struck uniface medal showing right front-facing bust-length portrait of Dewey within circle with legend: "WELCOME OUR HERO" and surrounded by border with scrolls at sides, legend at top "ADMIRAL DEWEY". Loops fused at top right and left.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group