Ribbon: Alliance of Neptune and Pan Union of Erie Canal...
Silk, cardboard, wood, glass
Overall: 12 3/8 x 5 x 1/2 in. ( 31.4 x 12.7 x 1.3 cm )
printed: on ribbon: "ALLIANCE OF NEPTUNE AND PAN" and "UNION OF THE ERIE WITH THE ATLANTIC" handwritten in pencil: on back of cardboard: "ERIE CANAL CELEBRATION / MEDAL / Worn on November 4 / 1825 by Douw / Ditmars Williamson / This design, engraved by /
White silk ribbon with circular engraved image of Pan, Neptune, and a Native American figure in a canoe containing products from Lake Erie; "ALLIANCE OF NEPTUNE AND PAN" and "UNION OF ERIE WITH THE ATLANTIC" inscribed in frame surrounding image; ribbon is mounted on light brown cardboard and framed, with lengthy inscription handwritten in pencil on back of cardboard.
Gift of Miss Helen L. Williamson and Miss Julia B. Williamson
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