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Catalog Number A996.123.001
Object Name Certificate, Commemorative
Collection Rutstein, Irving
Scope & Content WWI Certificate presented to dead and wounded veterans - print of E.H. Blashfield 1919 work showing lady Colombia placing sword on the shoulder of kneeling soldier in front of U.S. flag.
"COLUMBIA GIVES TO HER SON THE ACCOLADE OF THE NEW CHIVALRY OF HUMANITY"
Personalized inscription "Irving R. Rutstein, Pvt. Co. C, Fld. Sig. Bn"
"SERVED WITH HONOR IN THE WORLD WAR AND DIED IN THE SERVICE OF HIS COUNTRY"
Signature of Woodrow Wilson in bottom right.
Creator Blashfield, E.H.
Subjects Death
War casualties
People Rutstein, Irving
Accession number 1996.123