Deer Medallion

Description (Brief):

This medallion was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut during the early 20th century. The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer and is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, and campaign medals. There is a ring at the top to the medallion could be worn.

Description (Brief)

Obverse: Central image of a deer, surrounded by images of a fasces, Lady Liberty, hands shaking, and two children.

Date Made: early 20th century

Maker: Scovill Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Waterbury

See more items in: Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing, Industry & Manufacturing, Scovill Manufacturing Collection


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Scovill, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0296.1597Accession Number: 1981.0296Catalog Number: 1981.0296.1597

Object Name: medal

Physical Description: brass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 cm; 1 15/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1382629

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