Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.318
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 36mm (1 7/16 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse at bottom: "SCHWAAB S. & S. CO. MILWAUKEE"
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing left-facing accolated bust-length portraits of Hudson and Fulton (latter with ruff); legend: "HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION/ SEP.25/ NEW YORK 1909./ OCT.2". Reverse shows two draped female figures flanking shiled depicting sunrise, with eagle above; legend: "EXCELSIOR". Loops fused at top right and left.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group