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American Red Cross Neutrality and Humanity Delegate Badge

1912
Designed by John Gutzon Borglum (American, 1867–1941), Struck by Bailey, Banks, & Biddle (American, founded 1832)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 4 x 0.3 cm (2 x 1 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1989.599

Medium or Technique

Patinated bronze and red enamel

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Medals

Medal suspended from a pin that reads (cross) DELEGATE (cross)
Obv: St. Martin with an enameled red cross on his chest helping another man drink, with a horse in the background / (cross) AMERICAN (cross) RED (cross) CROSS (cross) / NEUTRALITY / HUMANITY / (monogram GB) / 1911
Rev: A shield with a cross and an eagle with the names of the continents around it / (cross) NINTH (cross) INTERNATIONAL (cross) RED (cross) CROSS (cross) CONFERENCE (cross) WASHINGTON 1912 (cross) / EUROPE / ASIA / AFRICA / THE / AMERICAS

Provenance

Collection of Katharine Lane Weems; to MFA November 1989.

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems