Calvert & Co.: Detroit, nd (1860s). Item #96-8052
Engravings, 8.5 x 11, staining, offsetting, light spotting, creases, tears along the creases, almost in two pieces, very fragile. The certificate reads "The Schools of Michigan To Her 13,000 Fallen Braves This Certifies That Miss Fannie Yuerstead (sp?) is a Member of the Michigan Soldiers Monument Association By The Contribution Of 10 cts." Listed are the printed signatures of the officers of the monument association: Witherell, Trowbridge, Tillman & Palmer. The donor's name was written in ink. There are six vignettes on the certificate: mourners gathered around an open coffin, 4 different war scenes and a flag-draped coffin. With additional flourishes and flags. Attractive.