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Russo-Japanese War medal
  • Japan
  • Russo-Japanese War medal, 1906, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • brass, silk
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet Drawer 4
  • 1928.2970.a,b,c
Label Text

Medal with a Navy flag and Army flag, Chrysanthemum Crest above the flags. Paulownia Crest below the flags. On the verso is a shield within a wreath of palm branch on the left and a laurel branch on the right. Watered silk ribbon is blue and white, with a dark blue center stripe.