Plaque commemorating the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge,
Wood, cardboard, paper
Box: 1 x 6 1/2 x 3 in. ( 2.5 x 16.5 x 7.6 cm ) Overall (plaque): 2 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 1/2 in. (7 x 10.5 x 1.3 cm)
in relief: on obverse: "LORD & TAYLOR / NEW YORK", "PAT. APL. FOR." and "JH [or HJ] / BROOKLYN BRIDGE / N.Y." in relief: on reverse: "COST $15,000,000. / COMMENCED JAN. 3, 1870 . . . / . . . [etc.]" stamped: on bottom of box: "MEDALLIO ART CO. / 10 East
Rectangular wooden plaque commemorating the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, with relief image of the Brooklyn Bridge and identifying inscription on obverse and information about cost, dates of construction, length, etc., on reverse; in rectangular cardboard box covered in textured, burgundy colored paper.
Gift of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission, 1911
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