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Wooden medallion (2 3/8'' diameter) commemorating the National Peace Jubilee, Boston 1869

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umd:149170

Alternate title:Wooden medallion (2 3/8'' diam.) commemorating the National Peace Jubilee, Boston 1869. Front, bust of Gilmore, "Projector of National Peace Jubilee;" back, "National Peace Jubilee Association, Boston, June 1869", June 1869
Summary:Patrick Gilmore's five-day National Peace Jubilee opened on June 15, 1869, to celebrate the peace following the Civil War. Gilmore organized a combined band and orchestra of some 1000 instrumentalists and 10,000 vocalists. The concertmaster for the event was the great violinist Ole Bull. Here is one of the medallions presented to Gilmore. Medallion front, bust of Gilmore, "Projector of National Peace Jubilee;" back, "National Peace Jubilee Association, Boston, June 1869."
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Boston
Temporal subject: 1861-1870
Topical subjects: Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892
National Peace Jubilee and Musical Festival (1869 : Boston, Mass.)
Genre:Medals
ArchivesUM location:Patrick Gilmore Collection
  • series 1
  • box 1
  • folder 20
Repository:Special Collections in Performing Arts
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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