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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.166
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 34.8mm (1 3/8 in.)
Description: 
White metal struck medal with obverse showing left front facing bust-length portrait of Fulton; ;"ROBERT FULTON/ BORN 1765 DIED 1815". Reverse shows steam ship center in wreath outside legend: "STEAM NAVIGATION/ WAS FIRST ESTABLISD IN THE/ UNITED STATES/ ON THE/ HUDSON RIVER/ 1807/ S. ROBINSON'S HISTORICAL SERIES"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group