Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.323
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 34.1mm (1 5/16 in.)
Description: 
Copper struck medal with obverse showing sailing ship at top left and steam at bottom right separated by crescent moon; legend: "HUDSON FULTON CELEBRATION/ 1609 1807 1909". Reverse legend: "AWARDED BY/ NEW YORK/ SUNDAY AMERICAN [newspaper name in Gothic script]/ FOR HVDSON-FVLTON/ MEMORIAL ESSAY". Hole punched at top.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group