Overall: 12 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 5/8 in. ( 31.4 x 22.2 x 1.6 cm )
Rectangular cast brass plaque with portrait of Robert Fulton in circular medallion inscribed "CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION" and "ROBERT FULTON" above rectangular panel with image of steamboat and further inscriptions; rectangular wooden frame with hardware on reverse for hanging.
Gift of The Mariners' Museum, Warwick, Virginia
intaglio: on upper edge of plaque: "COPYRIGHT 1909" and "ROINE-WEIL"
relief: on edge of medallion: "CENTENNIAL / CELEBRATION" and "ROBERT / FULTON"
intaglio: on lower edge of plaque: "FIRST SUCCESSFUL / STEAMBOAT MDCCCVII-MCMIX"
handwritten in ink: on tape affixed to reverse of plaque: "QS22a / dupl."
handwritten in ink: tape affixed to reverse of wooden frame: "7737 HR"
stamped: on reverse of plaque: "GORHAM CO. / Q / 170"
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