Hammer

Object Number: 
INV.14126
Date: 
ca. 1909
Medium: 
Silver, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 1 in. ( 25.1 x 9.5 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on one side of the hammer: "HENRY HUDSON MONUMENT/ SPUYTEN DUYVIL HILL/ CORNER STON LAID SEPT. 27. 1909." in roman letters engraved: on the opposite side of the hammer: "HAMMER USED BY/ Governor Charles E. Hughes." in roman letters and gothic s
Description: 
Cast silver presentation hammer with flat faces, with one blunt end and one cutting end and a turned wooden handle with a ball finial; on side of the hammer engraved, "HENRY HUDSON MONUMENT/ SPUYTEN DUYVIL HILL/ CORNER STON LAID SEPT. 27. 1909." in roman letters and the other side, "HAMMER USED BY/ Governor Charles E. Hughes." in roman letters and gothic script.
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Creative: Tronvig Group