Washington and Lafayette The Battle Centennial Ribbon
Overall: 7 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 6.4 cm )
printed at bottom of ribbon: "Copyright 1875, by A. O. CRANE & CO./ 98 Kingston Street, Boston,/ Publishers of "Prescott's Defence of the Redoubt at the Battle of/ Bunker Hill," a new picture, Heliotypes of which, 22 x 28, will be/ mailed in rollers, post
Blue cotton twill ribbon with copper engraved images of Washington and Lafayette flanking Washington Monument; printed with "1775/ 1875/ THE BATTLE/ CENTENNIAL/ 1825- Corner Stone Laid/ WASHINGTON/ LAFAYETTE/ They both still live in the hearts of every/ true lover of liberty." Image of coach at center and printed below, "WASHINGTON"S COACH/ Presented to him April 30, 1789, when/ first made President, and is still in ex-/ istence./ In this rode together the illustrious/ WASHINGTON and LAFAYETTE."
This ribbon commemorates the centennial of the beginning of the American Revolution in 1775.
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