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Plaque

Object Number: 
1958.33
Date: 
ca. 1909
Medium: 
Brass, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 5/8 in. ( 31.4 x 22.2 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
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
Description: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Mariners' Museum, Warwick, Virginia
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group