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Official Commemorative Medal, The Hudson-Fulton Celebration, New York

Artist:
Emil Fuchs (American, Vienna 1866–1929 New York)
Date:
1909
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Diam. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of the Medal Committee of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission, 1909
Accession Number:
09.208.2
Not on view
Signature: E. FUCHS

Inscription: [on the obverse]: DISCOVERY OF HUDSON RIVER BY HENRY HUDSON A.D.MDCIX / THE AMERICAN / NUMISMATIC SOCIETY / HUDSON-FULTON / CELEBRATION COMM / HALVE MAENE; [on the reverse]: ROBERT FULTON / 1765 1815 / FIRST USE OF STEAM IN NAVIGATION / ON THE HUDSON RIVER / 1807

Marking: [foundry mark, on edge]: WHITEHEAD-HOAG
the Medal Committee of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission, until 1909
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