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Holland Society spoon

Object Name: Spoon
Date: 1910
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Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall: 7 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 18.4 x 6.4 x 1 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
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."
Object Number: 825
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Marks: Cast on bowl: "HOLLAND SOCIETY / JANUARY 20, 1910"

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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.