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Helen Keller Artifact Collection

Detailed Description of the Collection


Series 8: Artifacts

Artifacts in the Helen Keller Archival Collection.

Bully Box 33


Medal from Emperor of Japan, and Badge. Order of the Sacred Treasure - First Class to Helen Keller, no date. Medal 2 1/2" Badge 3", Japan. 207

  
Artifact item type:  Medal
Artifact number:  207
Provenance:  Emperor of Japan
Main description:   and Badge. Order of the Sacred Treasure - First Class to Helen Keller, no date
Country of origin:  Japan
Person to first name:  Helen
Person to middle initial:  A
Person to last name:  Keller
Person to affiliation:  American Foundation for the Blind
Subject material search:  Silver
Additional details:  Housed in black lacquer box with inscription. Rising sun center, red stone mounts with white and blue enamel spears. Very pale acqua and yellow silk sash. Inscribed black lacquer presentation case.
Size (inches):  Medal 2 1/2" Badge 3"
Attached:  Certificate of award and translation
AFB acquisition date:  12/31/1968
Designation:  A

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