Medal in box: St.John of Divine

Object Number: 
INV.4880
Date: 
1911
Medium: 
Bronze; cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
case: 2 1/4 in. ( 5.7 cm ) diameter: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing neo-Gothic church building with legend: "CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE DIVINE/IN THE CITY AND/DIOCESE OF NEW YORK." Reverse shows almond-shaped seal of New York Diocese flanked by two crosses; legend: "CONSECRATION OF THE CATHEDRAL CHOIR, S.SAVIOR'S CHAPEL AND S.COLUMBA CHAPEL/APRIL XIX, MCMXI." Round green cardboard case.
Gallery Label: 
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is the largest church in the United States, located at West 112th street and Amsterdam Avenue in New York City. Construction by the firm Heins and LaFarge began in 1892 and continued through 1941.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group