105 Commemoration badge
Commemoration badge. The Lutheran deaconesses had on their uniforms a special oval medal with pin. This particular pin was presented on a 25-year jubilee: In the middle above the cross a pigeon to the right with olive branche (Genesis 8:11). It was the symbol inaugurated by Theodoor Fliedner, the initiator of the work the deaconesses did. On the lef,t a burning oil lamp (St Matthew) and on the right fruit-bearing ears of corn. Reverse: Luthersche Diakonessen Inrichting (the Lutheran Hospital in Amsterdam) with a number (every member had their own number), silver, 45×25 mm.