Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.331
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Lead
Dimensions: 
height and width: 46 x 32.4mm (1 13/16 x 1 1/4 in.)
Marks: 
Obverse at bottom point: "BAMRICK PREUSS"; reverse at bottom point: "DIEGES AND CLUST"
Description: 
Lead struck shield-shaped medal with obverse showing bust-length portraits of Hudson (left, with ruff) and Fulton bordered with laurel branches; legend: "HUDSON-FULTON/ CELEBRATION/SEPT.25th./TO/OCT.9th./ 1909". Reverse shows sailing ship at left and steamship at right; legend: "NEW YORK TO ALBANY/ HALF MOON CLERMONT/1609 1807/TER-CENTENARY/ CENTENARY". Loop fused to 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