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Washington and Lafayette The Battle Centennial Ribbon

Object Name: Centennial ribbon
Date: 1875
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Medium: Cotton twill
Dimensions: Overall: 7 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 6.4 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Boston
Description: Blue cotton twill ribbon with copper engraved images of Washington and Lafayette flanking Washington Monument; printed with "1775/ 1875/ THE BATTLE/ CENTENNIAL/ 1825- Corner Stone Laid/ WASHINGTON/ LAFAYETTE/ They both still live in the hearts of every/ true lover of liberty." Image of coach at center and printed below, "WASHINGTON"S COACH/ Presented to him April 30, 1789, when/ first made President, and is still in ex-/ istence./ In this rode together the illustrious/ WASHINGTON and LAFAYETTE."
Object Number: INV.2850
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Marks: printed at bottom of ribbon: "Copyright 1875, by A. O. CRANE & CO./ 98 Kingston Street, Boston,/ Publishers of "Prescott's Defence of the Redoubt at the Battle of/ Bunker Hill," a new picture, Heliotypes of which, 22 x 28, will be/ mailed in rollers, postpaid on receipt of $1."

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This ribbon commemorates the centennial of the beginning of the American Revolution in 1775.