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Medal

Medal
Medal
Title
Medal
Date 
1909
Medium 
Bronze, silk ribbon
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 in. ( 9.8 x 4.4 x 5.1 cm )
Description 
Round bronze medal suspended from blue, white and red striped ribbon and bronze bar. Bar inscribed: "CITIZEN'S COMM." Medal obverse depicts allegorical figure holding sailboat in upraised left hand and steamboat in upraised right hand; silhoutte of New York City in background; circular inscription "HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION NY" Medal reverse: relief of two men in right profile circular inscription: "HENRY HUDSON 1609 ROBERT FULTON 1807/1909"
Object Number 
1941.528
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group