Exhibit#1 Brookgreen Collection
100th Anniversary of the Seat of Government Medal

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Record 1014/1203
Copyright Statement
Accession# 2006.020
Collection Art Objects
Credit line Gift of John O. Sands
Description The obverse of a round (1 inch diameter) bronze medal depicts profile portraits of John Adams and William McKinley with the inscription: "John Adams 1800/ William McKinley 1900." The reverse depicts the United States Capitol buildings as they were in 1800 and 1900 with the inscription: "United States Capitol 1900/ United States Capitol 1800 / Commemorative of Establishment of the Capitol in the District of Columbia." The medal is attached to a red-white-blue-striped silk ribbon. The medal is accompanied by its original presentation box printed: " Commemorative Medal / One Hundredth Anniversary of the Establishment of the Seat of Government in the District of Columbia / December Twelve, Nineteen Hundred."
Object ID S.2006.020
Object Name Medal
Recfrom John O. Sands
Sub-category Art
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