MCMA commemorative medal, Portland, 1838

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Maine Charitable Mechanic Association (MCMA) awarded this medal at a fair to the business Todd & Beckett in 1838 as a prize for making the best gilt frames. It was recovered from the estate of Frank Bailey, a Life Member of the MCMA who worked as a cabinet maker and a carver.

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  • Title: MCMA commemorative medal, Portland, 1838
  • Creator: Maine Charitable Mechanic Association
  • Creation Date: 1838
  • Subject Date: 1838
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Silver medal
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Mechanics' Hall
519 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101

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