Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commemorative Medal
Pewter; cardboard. paper, textile
case: 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1/2 in. ( 7 x 7 x 1.3 cm )
diameter: 1 15/16 in. ( 5 cm )
Pewter struck medal with obverse showing three accolated male busts facing left with legend: 'OCTOBER FOURTH/1909." Reverse depicts steamboat navigating river crossed by bridge; legend around border: "HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION/POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y." Square white cardboard fitted box with textile interior.
Gift of Hon. Frank Hasbrouck
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "QUAYLE"
Inscription: box cover, imprinted in blue: "CITY OF PUGHKEEPSIE/OFICIAL SOUVENIR/Hudson-Fulton Celebration/manufactured by/Quayle/Monroe and Chapel Streets, ALBANY/314 Madison Ave, New York
Inscription: box bottom, inscribed in pencil: "From/Hon Frank Hasbrouck/Poughkeepsie/N.J./Dec 18/09."
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