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Accession Number: 1934.14.1

Physical Description: Silver medal in a brown celluloid presentation case. Medal is round, with raised lettering on one side and a raised image of tools and crops on the other side. Fits within a round recess inside the case. Case is dark brown composition, hinged at one long side. Raised image on front and back of corn and wheat, a plow, and an anvil. Printed and handwritten certificate within case at left. Framed by pressed metal; under glass. Both sides lined with pink/beige cloth.

History of Object: The medal was presented to donor's father, David T. Skelton.

Date: 1870

Dimensions (in cm): medal - Diam.: 4.4 cm; D: 0.3 cm box - L: 7.5 cm; W: 6.4 cm; D: 2.2 cm

Marks/Inscriptions: [raised lettering on medal] AWARDED / BY THE / KANSAS / AGRICULTURAL / & MECHANICAL / ASSOCIATION OF / LEAVENWORTH / KANSAS. || [raised lettering on medal, reverse] INDUSTRY AND PLENTY || [printed on card inside case] MEDAL AWARDED / BY THE / KANSAS / AGRICULTURAL & / MECHANICAL / ASSOCIATION / To / Skelton Mills / FOR / Wheat Flour / September 17 1870 / [signature] M H Insley Prest. / [signature] Geo. T. Anthony Sec'y ||

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Individual: Insley, Merritt H.
    Individual: Anthony, George Tobey, 1824-1896
    Activity / Occupation: Agriculture
    Business / Organization: Skelton Mills
    Individual: Skelton, David T., 1823-
    Use, Place of: Leavenworth (Kan.)

Status: Cataloged

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