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Object Name Case
Object Number 1876.2.1B
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description leather covered case with blue satin lining in the top and blue velvet lining in the bottom where the medal rests; the initial "H" stamped in gold on top; gold trim on top forms a "frame" for the initial; hinged lid
Date 1876
Dimensions H-1.142 W-2.126 L-2.52 inches
Material leather; satin
Event 1876 Philadelphia Centennial International Exhibition
Made Nevada
Provenance case for medal made from Nevada ore, presented to President Hayes commemorating the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial International Exhibition.
Search Terms Centennial International Exhibition