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Hudson-Fulton Tercentenary Celebration Commemorative Medal

Object Number: 
1941.31
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: reverse, at lower left of field: "COPYRIGHTED APRIL 5'09" Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "PAT. APPLIED FOR"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting Hudson's sailing ship "Halfmoon" at center surrounded by legend: "1609 - HUDSON FULTON - 1807/1909." Reverse shows image of the steamboat "Clermont" with surrounding legend: "TER-CENTENARY/CELEBRATION."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group