Plaque: St. Nicholas...Dec. 6, 1909, 1609-1807
Bronze, velvet, cotton, wood
Overall: 4 x 3 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 7.9 x 1.9 cm )
cast: center: "ANNIVERSARY * DINNER/ SAINT * NICHOLAS * SOCIETY/ OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK/ DEC * 6 * 1909/ 1609/ 1807"
Cast bronze souvenir plaque of the St. Nicholas Society Anniversay dinner commemorating the Hudson-Fulton Celebration; inscribed, "ANNIVERSARY * DINNER/ SAINT * NICHOLAS * SOCIETY/ OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK/ DEC * 6 * 1909" between an image of Henry Hudson's "Half Moon" and Robert Fulton's "Clermont;" insignia of New York in the two upper corners; mounted on a block of wood covered in ochre velvet and lined with yellow glazed cotton.
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