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Medal (bronze, 3 3/8'' diameter) in covered wooden case

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Alternate title:Medal (bronze, 3 3/8'' diam.) in covered wooden case. Medal bears motto "Exposition Universelle International, MDCCCLXXVIII" on the front and "Republique Francaise" on back, 1878
Summary:As part of its 1878 European tour, the Patrick Gilmore Band played at the World's Fair in Paris. He received this medal to commemorate the event. Medal bears motto "Exposition Universelle Internationale, MDCCCLXXVIII" on the front and "Republique Francaise" on back. Printed on the silk lining is "medal commemorative offerte pour services rendus, Monsieur Gilmore, directeur de la musique, d'harmonie Americaine, concerts du Trocadero." Paris, 1878.
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:French Republic
Place of origin – Settlement:Paris
Temporal subject: 1871-1880
Topical subjects: American Bandmaster's Association
Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892
Paris Universal Exposition of 1878
ArchivesUM location:Patrick Gilmore Collection
  • series 1
  • box 1
  • folder 23
Repository:Special Collections in Performing Arts
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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