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Medal: Bayonne Bridge.

Object Number: 
INV.3292
Date: 
1931
Medium: 
metal,textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal, looped with ribbon, with obverse showing standing figures of European settler, at left, and Native American, at right, against background of topographical map of New York and New Jersey; legend above: "DIVIDED BY NATURE UNITED FOR MUTUAL WELFARE"; inscription below: "THE PORT OF/NEW YORK." Reverse shows Bayonne Bridge with seals of New York and New Jersey below with scrolls labelled: "NEW YORK" and "NEW JERSEY"; legend above: "BUILT AND OWNED BY THE PORT OF NEW YORK AUTHORITY"; inscription: "BAYONNE/BRIDGE/DEDICATED 1931."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group