Vintage 1939 Religious Temperance 10k Gold Sisters of Providence Pin Brooch
Vintage 1939 10k gold Temperance pin and medal. Vintage pin back medal presented by the Sisters of Providence as a prize for promoting the views of alcohol abstinence. This was part of the WCTU who promoted oral and written competitions throughout the USA and England in the 19th and early 20th century.
Marked on front: Sisters of the Providence, St Mary of the Woods, 1939, Maria Mater Christi Domini
Marked on the back: Awarded for a prize essay proving the prudence of total abstinence from alcoholic beverages, Rev D O'Donavan, Donor, 10k
A great addition to your antique religious or temperance collection or early holiday gift.
Medal measures 2" long by 1" wide and weighs less than 0.4 oz.
In good condition considering age - please see all pictures as they form part of the description.
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