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Annexation of Korea Commerative medal
  • Japan
  • Annexation of Korea Commerative medal, August 29, 1910, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • bronze, gilding, silk
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet Drawer 4
  • 1928.2968.a,b,c
Label Text

Brass medal on silk ribbon with floral relief designs in wood box. Obverse of medal: Chrysanthemum Crest above crossed flowering branches of paulownia and plum. Orange, yellow and white ribbon (red and white are Japan’s national colors; red and yellow are Korea’s imperial colors).