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Medal, Commemorative

Description

Medallion with the image of a mother seated with a small child standing before her underneath a large sun in low relief on the front. A basket full of fruit sits on the ground behind the pair of figures. The back side contains a lengthy inscription beginning with the phrase "To abstinence." This medal commemorates the mission of the Temperance Society in Maryland. A small hole is pierced through the top of the medal.

Creator

unknown

Date

circa 19th century

Materials

Silver

Resource ID

3861

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.