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Admiral Dewey Bronze Medal

1899


Dimensions

Diameter: .044

Accession Number

99.335

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Washington, Medal and Pin, 1899. OBV: Bust of Admiral George Dewey in uniform with autographs below. The pin is fastened to a triangular bronze plate on which is represented the Capitol at Washington. From this is suspended , by a piece of yellow ribbon woven with the American and Admirals’ flags, a bar of bronze pierced by a wreathed anchor and inscribed - “Washington City Oct. 1899”. REV: The flagship On the plate where the pin is attached is “The bronze in this medal was captured by Admiral Dewey at Manila”. On the bar is “Manila May 1, 1898.”

Credit Line

Gift of the Admiral Dewey Reception Committee