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Admission Coin To Women’s Welfare Exposition, 1912

This is a Admission coin to Women’s Welfare Exposition. It is dated 1912 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is gilt metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Henriette B. Bonaventure.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 0.2 × 3.4 cm (1/16 × 1 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

AN EXPOSITION FOR THE BETTERMENT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN. Reverse: THIS ONE DOLLAR COIN GOOD FOR ADMISSION AT ALL TIMES TO THE NEW YORK WOMEN’S WELFARE EXPOSITION AND MOTHER’S CONGRESS NEW YORK 1912

Cite this object as

Admission Coin To Women’s Welfare Exposition, 1912; Previously owned by Mrs. Henriette B. Bonaventure ; gilt metal; H x diam.: 0.2 × 3.4 cm (1/16 × 1 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Henriette B. Bonaventure; 1960-237-3

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