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Antique Knights of Father Mathew Ribbon and Medal

  • $ 8500


Antique temperance movement medal, ribbon and bars. Antique religious medal for the Knights of Father Mathews delegate at the 21st supreme session council in St Louis Missouri during October 1904. The medal portrays the bust of Father Theobald Mathew who founded this temperance order for the abstinence of alcohol in Ireland in the early 19th century.

After a successful visit to the United States in 1849 his society gained a substantial following, gaining exponentially in the wake of the civil war.

A great addition to your religious, temperance or medal collection.

Ribbon Marked: 21" Session Supreme Council, Delegate, Knights of Father Mathew, Oct 10-11-12, 1904 St Louis, MO
medal Marked: "Here Goes In The Name Of God" Theobald Mathew, T&S St L
Sticker on back of ribbon: A12

MEASUREMENTS

Item measures 2.5“ wide by 6“ long and weighs 1oz.

CONDITION

In good used condition with signs of use commensurate with age (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).

Shop Ref: Box No. Temperance Box I

 

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