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Vieux Carré Commission medal awarded to L. Kemper and Leila Williams

 
ID Number: 1986.27 a,b
Title: Vieux Carré Commission medal awarded to L. Kemper and Leila Williams
Title Type: assigned
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: medals
cases (containers)
Collection Type: Medallions/Medals
Artist/Maker: Vieux Carré Commission (distributor) -- More information
Cummins, Joe, b. 1945 (associated name) -- More information
Date: Created for 1986
Process/Technique: Metal (a), fabric ribbon (b)
Materials: metal
cloth
Diameter: 3 inches Height in inches: 17 3/4 inches
Object Description Elizebeth T. Werlein Vieux Carré Commission medal for distinguished contributions to the preservation of the Vieux Carré. Awarded to L. Kemper and Leila Williams. Medallion featuring a bust of Elizebeth T. Werlein on the obverse and two plaques for the receipent and the year on the reverse. The medallion hangs from a red, white and blue ribbon and is inside a clear plastic case, of which the top is missing.
Label Text: Voices of Progress: Twenty Women Who Changed New Orleans 2016-04-01
Vieux Carré Commission medal awarded posthumously to L. Kemper and Leila Moore Williams
1986; metal, fabric ribbon
The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Vieux Carré Commission, 1986.27 a,b
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Vieux Carré Commission
Inscription(s): Cast positioned around edge on obverse
"Elizebeth T. Werlein / Vieux Carré Commission"
Cast positioned across top on reverse
"For / distinguished contributions / to the preservation of / the Vieux Carré / the Vieux Carré Commission bestows / the Elizebeth T. Werlein Award Upon"
Engraved positioned across bottom on the reverse
"L. Kemper & / Leila Williams / 1986"
Collection Theme(s): Historic Preservation
Metalwork
Subjects: Awards -- Louisiana
Medals.
Williams, Leila Hardie Moore, 1901-1966 -- More information
Williams, Lewis Kemper, 1887-1971 -- More information
Werlein, Elizebeth Marie Thomas, 1887-1946 -- More information
Cummins, Joe, b. 1945 -- More information
Vieux Carré Commission -- More information
French Quarter (New Orleans, La.)
Condition: Good
Related Works: Identification No.: 1986.62
Title: Vieux Carre Commission medal awarded to Richard Koch
Date: 1986
Medium: Bronze
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