State drill 1888 Best captain medal medallion designed and manufactured by Vredenburgh and Southgate, Austin, Texas. (photograph)
Medium or Materials
metal -- unspecified
Photograph from a glass plate negative of a medal designed and manufactured by Vredenburgh and Southgate, Austin, Texas, for best captain at the State Drill of 1888. Motifs utilized include the following: crossed swords, wreath, eagle, United States flag, Texas flag, five-pointed stars, cannons.
Place of Origin
Austin (Travis County, Tex.)
Caption / Inscription / Signature
Inscribed by hand on the glass plate negative: "Designed and manufactured by Vredenburgh & Southgate, Austin, Texas"
Artisan or Artist
Southgate, Charles L. ; Vredenburgh, John L. ; Vredenburgh and Southgate.
metals ; medals
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- metal ; Objects Facet -- Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name) -- Visual Works (Hierarchy Name) -- visual works (works) -- medals
Communication artifacts -- personal symbols -- achievement symbols -- award -- decoration of honor -- medal
communication artifacts -- medals
glass plate negatives
Hubert Jones Glass Plate Collection, Austin History Center, Austin Public Library