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Medal (2'' square iron cross) suspended on an American flag ribbon

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umd:149184

Alternate title:Medal (2'' square iron cross) suspended on an American flag ribbon. One side bear in center, "World's Peace Jubilee, Boston, 1872"); the reverse has the names of countries and the words "Projector" and "Conductor" on the four arms, 1872?
Summary:The success of his National Peace Jubilee, and the end of the Franco-Prussian war led Patrick Gilmore to organize an even larger celebration, the World Peace Jubilee. This time the event lasted 18 days, closing on July 4, 1872. The audience was able to hear 2000 instrumentalists and 20,000 adult voices, as well as the orchestra of Johann Strauss, and bands from England, France, Germany and the United States. One side of the medal bears in its center, "World's Peace Jubilee, Boston, 1872"; the reverse side has the names of countries and the words "Projector" and "Conductor" on the four arms.
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Temporal subject: 1871-1880
Topical subjects: American Bandmaster's Association
Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892
World's Peace Jubilee and International Musical Festival (1872 : Boston, Mass.)
Genre:Medals
ArchivesUM location:Patrick Gilmore Collection
  • series 1
  • box 1
  • folder 24
Repository:Special Collections in Performing Arts
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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