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Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in. (14.6 x 3.2 x 1.9 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of obverse, from finial to bowl, views of “GRANT’S TOMB” and “STATUE OF LIBERTY”, and the words “NEW YORK”; on bowl, “1909”, portraits of Henry Hudson and Robert Fulton surrounded by laurel wreaths.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.286
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1909
Date End: 
1909
eMuseum Object ID: 
66183
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1909-1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. (10.8 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, Seal of New York State and “NEW YORK”, and overlapping ribbons; bowl plain; on reverse, garland of stars fastened with ribbon; all in relief.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.285
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1909
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66182
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1904-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in. (13.3 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, 3 rose blossoms, leaves and stems; on bowl, view of 2 subway trains and “SUBWAY. / NEW YORK.”; on reverse, backs of obverse roses; all in relief.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.284
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1904
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66181
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1913-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/8 x 1 x 5/8 in. (13 x 2.5 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, view of the “BROOKLYN BRIDGE.”, “STATUE OF LIBERTY.”, “FLAT IRON BLDNG.”, and “OBELISK.”; on bowl, view of 2 subway trains and “SUBWAY. / NEW YORK.”
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.283
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1913
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66180
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Souvenir spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1904
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. (10.2 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, views of “GRANTS TOMB”, “WASHINGTON ARCH”, and “STATUE OF LIBERTY”, and the words, “GREATER NEW YORK”; on bowl, view of “CITY HALL LOOP / THE SUBWAY”; all in relief; reverse plain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.282
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1904
Date End: 
1904
eMuseum Object ID: 
66179
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1904-ca. 1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. (10.2 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; obverse of handle in form of the span of the Brooklyn Bridge, on bowl, view of 2 subway trains and “SUBWAY. / NEW YORK.”; all in relief; reverse plain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.281
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1904
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66178
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1904-ca. 1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. (9.8 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, from finial to bowl, Indian Chief with headdress and maze; on bowl, view of 2 subway trains and “SUBWAY. / NEW YORK.”; reverse plain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.280
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1904
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66177
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1910
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in. (9.8 x 2.2 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse handle, flowers in relief; bowl engraved with view of subway tunnels passing under street and “EAST RIVER TUNNEL. NEW YORK CITY”; reverse plain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.279
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1910
Date End: 
1910
eMuseum Object ID: 
66176
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1895
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in. (15.2 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse, medallion finial with view of lighthouse and “ORGANIZED 1880 / INCORPORATED 1887” surrounded by blue enamel with “LARCHMONT YACHT CLUB”, stylized organic motifs; bowl plain, reverse with plant motifs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.278
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1895
Date End: 
1895
eMuseum Object ID: 
66175
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Classification: 
Date: 
1902-ca.1920
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/8 x 7/8 x 1/2 in. (10.5 x 2.2 x 1.3 cm)
Description: 
Sterling silver souvenir spoon; on obverse of handle, iris and stem; on bowl, view of the “FLAT IRON BUILDING. / NEW YORK”; all in relief; reverse plain.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roberta Gratz
Object Number: 
2009.28.277
Gallery Label: 
This spoon is part of a collection of 407 New York-themed spoons donated by journalist and urban critic Roberta Brandes Gratz in 2009. During the 1880s, American travelers began collecting spoons in earnest as souvenirs of European cities. Anticipating a demand for American souvenir flatware, a few savvy U.S. manufacturers began patenting designs around 1889. New York City subjects appeared on spoons almost immediately. Gorham became the first major factory to produce New York City spoons, joining the craze in 1891. By 1893, Tiffany & Co. offered eighteen different souvenir spoons featuring New York City landmarks at prices ranging from $2 to $5.
Date Begin: 
1902
Date End: 
1920
eMuseum Object ID: 
66174
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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