War Memorabilia, Peace Conference Follies and State/Organizational Medals

miniature Functioning Cannon

World War I French Propaganda Poster

The 1919 Paris Peace Conference http://history.state.gov/milestones/1914-1920/ParisPeace: This is what those people taking notes are usually doing. These cartoons were doodled by Hayford Peirce Sr. with the American Delegation.

Another Hayford Peirce drawing from the 1919 Paris Peace Conference: http://history.state.gov/milestones/1914-1920/ParisPeace

KBE awarded to Sir Henry W. Thompson, 1860-1918: http://livesonline.rcseng.ac.uk/biogs/E003262b.htm

Engraved Coin Depicting Elisina Tyler, Great-Granddaughter of Louis Bonaparte, King of Holland

Awards and Medals to Elisina Tyler between 1914-1923.

Bronze Depiction of French Writer and Critic Paul Bourget (1859-1935) http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/75863/Paul-Bourget, Cast by Paul Roussel (1867-1928) http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Roussel

Cmte. Louis de Castelvecchio, son of Louis Bonaparte King of Holland (illegitimate but recognized)

Inside of Cmt Louis de Castelvecchio's Green Box

Inside Cmte Louis de Castelvecchio's Medal Boxes

French Medals of Honor, at least one of them likely awarded to American author Edith Wharton: http://public.wsu.edu/~campbelld/wharton/

Papal Coin of Pope Pius XII: http://www.the-tls.co.uk/tls/public/article1272467.ece

What Medal Is This?????

Hungarian Medal

Anyone recognize this one?

this was in a box of medals but could also be jewelry, given all the diamonds. Ideas welcome!

Detailof one of Elisina Tyler's Medals

Another detail of Elisina Tyler's medals

Medal. Ideas as to purpose and origin welcome!

Another medal. Ideas welcome!

Another Medal For Comment

Papal Coin WWII

Papal Coin WWII

Greek

Greek Back

From Where?

What is it?

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