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Spoon: Holland Society

Object Number: 
825
Date: 
1910
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 18.4 x 6.4 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
cast: on bowl: "HOLLAND SOCIETY/ JANUARY 20, 1910"
Description: 
Cast metal souvenir spoon of the 25th Anniversary of the Holland Society of New York; long rectangular handle with a round bowl; bowl inscribed, "HOLLAND SOCIETY/ JANUARY 20, 1910."
Gallery Label: 
This souvenir spoon was made for the twenty-fifth anniversary banquet of the Holland Society of New York on January 20, 1910. The spoon is a replica of pewter spoons made during the lifetime of Henry Hudson. Spoons of this type were exhibited at the cabin of De Halve Maene during the Hudson-Fulton Celebration. The banquet was one of many events that took place during the celebration.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group