1880 - 1950
This is a metal pin which has an enameled image of a young child wrapped in blankets painted on it. The following German phrase is engraved into the border of the pin, "Kinderheim A.V. Frankfurt A.M." The phrase translates to children's home (possibly, orphanage) Frankfurt am Main (Germany).
2.5 X 0.8 X 3.5
All measurements were taken in centimeters. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2017). "Orphanage Pin" [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/617