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Badge

Made by: Crafters Inc.

Currently in storage


About this object

A badge made for the Inauguration of Eisenhower and Nixon in 1957. The ribbon is red, white and blue. There is a rectangular metal frame at the top with a pin on the back and the words "Inaugural Committee" inside the frame. Suspended from it is a red ribbon from which hangs a circular metal medal. It shows the capital surrounded by a field of stars, and an eagle with outstretched wings below it.

Category:
other metalwork
Made from:
Metal -- ribbon
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1957
Size:
16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.296
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
INSCRIPTION; MARK on striped ribbon: 1789-1957 43rd Inaugural Dwight D. Eisenhower Richard M. Nixon January 20th 1957; on metal frame: Inaugural Committee; on red ribbon: Vice Chairman; on medal: Inauguration of President and Vice President, Eisenhower Nixon; on back of medal: A.G. Trimble by Crafters Inc, 4 marks: 1, circular mark, 6, wheel like mark, MPN in a shield, mark with a 25 under it
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973