Antique English Religious Band of Hope Enamel Bronze Medal
Antique English bronze UK Band of Hope union medal. This religious organization was established to promote alcohol abstinence in the 19th century. The enamel and bronze medal is suspended on a blue enamel WCTU ribbon. This particular award was awarded for a metropolitan council choir championship being, most likely the runners up medal. By promoting oral,musical, written and general educational events this encouraged not only education among the young but a deterrent towards alcohol as a recreational pastime.
Marked on front: UK Band of Hope Union, Metropolitan Council Championship, Piano
Marked on back: P F Co
A great addition to your antique religious, temperance collection or early holiday gift idea.
Medal measures 1.75" long by 1" wide and weighs 0.4oz.
This medal is in good condition considering age and use - please see all pictures as they form part of the description.
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