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Object Name: Plaque
Date: 1910
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Medium: Bronze, velvet, cotton, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 3 1/8 x 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 7.9 x 1.9 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Cast bronze souvenir plaque of the St. Nicholas Society Anniversay dinner commemorating the Hudson-Fulton Celebration; inscribed, "ANNIVERSARY * DINNER / SAINT * NICHOLAS * SOCIETY / OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK / DEC * 6 * 1909" between an image of Henry Hudson's "Half Moon" and Robert Fulton's "Clermont;" insignia of New York in the two upper corners; mounted on a block of wood covered in ochre velvet and lined with yellow glazed cotton.
Object Number: INV.4666
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Marks: Cast center: "ANNIVERSARY * DINNER / SAINT * NICHOLAS * SOCIETY / OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK / DEC * 6 * 1909 / 1609 / 1807"