Overall: 33 3/8 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. ( 84.8 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm )
stamped: on spade: "USED BY DR EDWARD HAGAMAN HALL OF THE HUDSON FULTON/CELEBRATION COMMISSION TO DIRECT THE BREAKING OF/GROUND FOR THE/HENRY HUDSON MONUMENT/ON SPUYTEN DUYVIL HILL. JULY 5TH 1909..."
Spade with cylindrical wooden shaft, handle, and silver-plated metal spade end used in breaking ground for the Henry Hudson Monument on Spuyten Duyvil Hill, July 5th, 1909. With felt bag bearing Tiffany & Co. label to cover silver-plated spade.
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