Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.332
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
diameter: 32.4mm (1 1/4 in.)
Marks: 
Reverse bottom: "SCHWAAB S. & S. CO. MILWAUKEE"
Description: 
Brass struck medal with obverse showing bust-length portraits of Hudson (left, in ruff) and Fulton (right) in ovals flanking sailing ship and steam ship; legend: "HUDSON-FULTON CELEBRATION/ SEPT.25-OCT.2/1609 1807/1909/.NEW YORK." Reverse shows American flag. 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