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?????
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
What is it?
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