|Title||Army Temperance Association badge (reverse) |
|Publication Date||n.d. |
|Notes||Stamped on the medal is a lion. Stamped below this image is "India."|
Lord Frederick Roberts, the British commander in chief in India during the 1880's, helped to create the Army Temperance Society in India in 1888. By 1893, the association had 23, 000 members. In 1902, it was renamed the Royal Army Temperance Society and included soldiers from both India and Britain. (Source: Alcohol and Temperance in Modern History: A Global Encyclopedia, 2003).
In general, distinctive badges and medals were awarded to members of temperance societies to mark periods of abstinence that ranged from six months to twenty years.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Royal Army Temperance Society|
|Digital Collection||Pamphlet and Textual Documents Collection|
|Digital ID Number||PAM0262|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Uncataloged |
|Physical Description||10 x 3.5 cm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original item at 800 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2009 |