Moses Guilford Lowe; Souvenir of Guilford, Maine

Description (Brief)
Celluloid badge medallion. One side features a tinted photograph of an eldery man, labeled "Moses Guilford Lowe -- First Boy Baby Born in Guilford," with a brown border. The reverse side is white with blue print. The item is a souvenir of the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of Guilford, Maine (1816-1916).
The medallion is an advertising piece for "R. E. Prey-- Your Barber."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
medallion
badge medallion
date made
1916
maker
Cruver Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4.5 cm; 1 3/4 in
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
ID Number
2006.0098.1635
catalog number
2006.0098.1635
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Maine
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Celluloid
Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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