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Item ID# 2007.014.011
Object Name Medal
Object Name 2 Medal, Honorary
Date 1905
Description An eight pointed star medal with ribbon bar. The front of the medal and ribbon bar are brass coloured. The centre of the star is an upraised circle with a horse and rider in the middle. The arms of the star are decorated with upraised squares that resemble a grid pattern. The top point is a hoop through which the ribbon bar is attached.
The back of medal is silver. The text reads "Presented To Honorary Ojibway Chief Me ah wah Say Lt. Col. A.E. Belcher Mayor of Southampton By Saugeen Indians 1905"which is engraved into it in both cursive and print font and fills the entire back of the medal.
Provenance The medal was presented to Lt. Col. A.E. Belcher, Mayor of Southampton by Saugeen First Nations in 1905.
Dimensions H-0.6 W-4.2 L-5.6 cm
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Search Terms / Places Achievements
Saugeen First Nation
People Belcher, Alexander Emerson