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Plaque: Society of Colonial Wars in state of NY

Object Number: 
INV.8739
Date: 
1903
Medium: 
Plaster, paint, cardboard, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 7 x 1 in. ( 15.2 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
in relief: on obverse of plaque: "SOCIETY / OF / COLONIAL / WARS / IN THE / STATE OF / NEW YORK" handwritten in ink: on box fragment found with object: "Souvenir / Soc. of Colonial Wars / New York / 11th Annual Dinner / June 9 1903 / Presented by / . . .
Description: 
Rectangular, black-painted plaster souvenir plaque in paper folder; plaque with inscription in relief adjacent to left-facing profile bust of an American Indian wearing feather headdress; front leaf of folder with fringed right edge and printed inscription inside.
Gallery Label: 
This plaque was apparently offered as a souvenir of the 11th Annual Dinner of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York, which took place Friday, January 9, 1903, at Delmonico's restaurant in New York. The menu for that dinner is printed on a detached paper leaf found with the object.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group