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The "Half Moon"

Object Number: 
X.274
Date: 
1909
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on heavy board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/4 x 28 in. ( 61.6 x 71.1 cm ) mat: 51 x 42 3/4 in. ( 129.5 x 108.6 cm )
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower right in black gouache: "COPYRIGHT 1909 BY / H.A. Ogden"
Gallery Label: 
This watercolor shows the 1909 replica of Henry Hudson's Half Moon of 1609, the ship in which he discovered the Hudson River. In the background are New York City skyscrapers including the Singer Building at the right. This was drawn by Ogden at the time of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration in 1909.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Harry A. Ogden
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group