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Larry Zim World's Fair Collection

Collector:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum  Search this
Zim, Larry (Larry Zimmerman), 1931-1987  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History  Search this
Names:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Appalachian Exposition. (Knoxville, Tennessee: 1911)  Search this
Art and Techniques Exposition (Paris, France: 1937)  Search this
British Empire Exhibition (Wembley, London, England: 1924-1925)  Search this
British Empire Exposition (Glasgow, Scotland: 1938)  Search this
Bronx International Exposition (New York, New York: 1917-1918)  Search this
Brussels International (1910 )  Search this
California Midwinter International Exposition (1894 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
California-Pacific International Exposition (San Diego, California: 1935-1936)  Search this
Canadian National Exposition (1937)  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Centennial Exposition of the Ohio Valley and Central States (1888 : Cincinnati, Ohio)  Search this
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Chicago Autumn Festival (1899)  Search this
Cincinnati Industrial Exposition (1882 : Cincinnati, Ohio)  Search this
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga)  Search this
Esposizione Internationale (1911 : Turin, Italy)  Search this
Esposizione Internationale D'Arte (Venice, Italy: 1910)  Search this
Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte (1895 : Venice, Italy)  Search this
Exhibition of Art Treasures (1857 : Manchester, England)  Search this
Exhibition, Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association (1878 : Boston, Massachusetts)  Search this
Expo 67 (Montréal, Québec)  Search this
Exposicion Centro-Americana (1897 : Guatemala City, Guatemala)  Search this
Exposition International (1894 : Lyons, France)  Search this
Exposition International Coloniale Maritime et d'Art Flammand (Antwerp, Belgium: 1930)  Search this
Exposition International de Liege (1930)  Search this
Exposition Internationale Maritime (1887 : Le Havre, France)  Search this
Exposition Nationale Belge (1880 : Belgium)  Search this
Exposition Universelle (1885 : Antwerp, Belgium)  Search this
Exposition Universelle de Paris (1855 : Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition Universelle de Paris (1878 : Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition coloniale internationale de Paris (1931)  Search this
Exposition universelle de 1867 à Paris  Search this
Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)  Search this
Fiera di Milano (1939)  Search this
Foreign Exhibition (1883 : Boston, Massachusetts)  Search this
Franco-British Exhibition (London, England: 1908)  Search this
Franklin Institute Exhibition (1874 : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)  Search this
Gewerbe Austellung (1896 : Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Great Exhibition of 1851 (London, England)  Search this
Great Industrial Exhibition (1853 : Dublin, Ireland)  Search this
Great Lakes Exposition (Cleveland, Ohio: 1936-1937)  Search this
Hemisfair '68 (San Antonio, Texas: 1968)  Search this
Hudson-Fulton Celebration (1909)  Search this
Imperial International Exhibition (London, England: 1909)  Search this
International Exhibition (1897 : Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
International Exhibition of 1862 (London, England)  Search this
International Exhibition of 1871 (London, England)  Search this
International Exhibition of 1872 (London, England)  Search this
International Exhibition of Arts and Manufactures (1865: Dublin, Ireland)  Search this
International Exposition (Barcelona, Spain: 1929-1930)  Search this
International Exposition (Brussels, Belgium: 1935)  Search this
International Exposition of Decorative Arts and Modern Industries (1925 : Paris, France)  Search this
International Exposition on the Environment (Spokane, Washington: 1974)  Search this
International Fire Exhibition 1903 : London, England)  Search this
International Marine Exhibition of Marine Hygiene and Exhibition of the Italian Glories (Genoa, Italy: 1914)  Search this
International Ocean Exposition (Okinawa, Japan: 1975)  Search this
Interstate and West Indian Exposition (Charleston, South Carolina: 1901-1902)  Search this
Italian Exposition (1904 : London, England)  Search this
Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition (Hampton Roads, Virginia: 1907)  Search this
Japan World Exposition (Osaka, Japan: 1970)  Search this
Japan-British Exhibition (London, England: 1910)  Search this
Knoxville International Energy Exposition (1982)  Search this
Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.)  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
National Ecuadorian Exposition (Quito, Ecuador: 1909)  Search this
National Export Exposition (1899 : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)  Search this
Pan-American Exposition (1901: Buffalo, N.Y.)  Search this
Panama-California Exposition (1915 : San Diego, Calif.)  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Scottish National Exposition (Edinburgh, Scotland: 1908)  Search this
Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition (1926 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Sydney International Exhibition (Sydney, Australia: 1879)  Search this
Texas Centennial Central Exposition (Dallas, Texas: 1936)  Search this
Universal Exhibition (1873 : Vienna, Austria)  Search this
Western Pennsylvania Exposition (1915 : Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition (1884-1885 : New Orleans, La.)  Search this
Extent:
46 Cubic feet (123 boxes and 150 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Postcards
Greeting cards
Stationery
Panoramas
Sheet music
Posters
Shopping bags
Photographs
Stereographs
Menus
Place:
Disneyland (California)
Date:
1841-1988
Scope and Contents:
Memorabilia of fairs and World's Fairs throughout history, both in the United States and abroad, including photographs, stereographs, panoramas and slides; printed materials; postcards; sheet music; philatelic material; stationery and greeting cards; menus and food service items; posters; shopping bags; motion picture films; and other items.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into three series.

Series 1: World's Fair Materials, 1841-1988

Series 2: Reference and Miscellaneous Materials

Series 3: Larry Zim Materials

Series 4: Oversize Materials, 1909-1968
Biographical / Historical:
Larry Zim, whose actual name was Larry Zimmerman, was an industrial designer, a historian of World's Fairs who wrote extensively on the subject, and a collector of World's Fair memorabilia.
Provenance:
Collection by bequest of Larry Zim.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but two oversize folders are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Crystal Palace -- (New York, New York)  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Postcards
Greeting cards
Stationery
Panoramas
Sheet music -- 20th century
Posters
Shopping bags
Photographs -- 19th century
Sheet music -- 19th century
Stereographs
Menus
Citation:
Larry Zim World's Fair Collection, 1841-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0519
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Larry Zim World's Fair Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8523c6615-9c45-41fc-86c2-ca7717969437
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0519
Online Media:

Bookmark

Physical Description:
copper plate (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/16 in x 3 5/8 in x 3/4 in; .15875 cm x 9.2075 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
bookmark
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Knife Back; Personal Utensils; Cutlery; Folding; Pocket
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1909
Fair dates:
1909-09-25 to 1909-10-09
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Charles F. Wiebusch
ID Number:
DL.59.1152B
Catalog number:
59.1152B
Accession number:
111627
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-18ba-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_320658
Online Media:

Bookmark

Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/16 in x 3 5/8 in x 3/4 in; .15875 cm x 9.2075 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
knife back
bookmark
Object Type:
cutlery
Other Terms:
Knife Back; Personal Utensils; Cutlery; Folding; Pocket
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
Associated place:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1909
Fair dates:
1909-09-25 to 1909-10-09
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Charles F. Wiebusch
ID Number:
DL.59.1152A
Catalog number:
59.1152A
Accession number:
111627
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-1808-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_320666
Online Media:

1 Dollar, Henry Hudson, United States, 1909

Associated Name:
Hudson, Hendrick  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 1.5 cm; 1/32 in x 19/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States
Related place:
United States: New York
Date made:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
ID Number:
NU.68.159.0003
Accession number:
283645
Catalog number:
68.159.0003
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-7da2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1103492
Online Media:

1 Dollar, Robert Fulton, United States, 1909

Associated Name:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 1.5 cm; 1/32 in x 19/32 in
Object Name:
coin
Place made:
United States
Related place:
United States: New York
Date made:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
ID Number:
NU.68.159.0004
Accession number:
283645
Catalog number:
68.159.0004
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-808f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1103493
Online Media:

medal

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, silver (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 10.17 cm; x 4 in
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Commemorative; Personal
Associated place:
United States
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
ID Number:
NU.257615
Catalog number:
257615
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-fe2d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957027

Hudson-Fulton Celebration medal, United States, 1909

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 10.17 cm; x 4 in
Object Name:
medal
Other Terms:
medal; personal; commemorative
Place made:
United States
Associated place:
United States
Date made:
1909
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.67.98392
Catalog number:
67.98392
Accession number:
275799
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-fe2e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957028

medal

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, silver (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 10.17 cm; x 4 in
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Commemorative; Personal
Associated place:
United States
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
ID Number:
1981.3001.0497 [dup1]
Nonaccession number:
1981.3001
Catalog number:
1981.3001.497
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-ed84-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957029

Hudson - Fulton Celebration medal, United States, 1909

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: .5 cm x 10.17 cm; 3/16 in x 4 in
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Personal; Commemorative
Place made:
United States
Associated place:
United States
Date made:
1909
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Anna and Mortimer Neinken
ID Number:
NU.73.111.11
Catalog number:
73.111.11
Accession number:
314078
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eed9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957030

medal

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, silver (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 10.17 cm; x 4 in
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Commemorative; Personal
Associated place:
United States
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Stack's
ID Number:
NU.73.156.20
Catalog number:
73.156.20
Accession number:
312042
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eeda-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957031

medal

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 10.17 cm; x 4 in
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Personal; Commemorative
Associated place:
United States
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.67.98377
Catalog number:
67.98377
275799
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eedb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957032

medal

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 10.17 cm; x 4 in
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Personal; Commemorative
Associated place:
United States
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
ID Number:
1981.3001.0498
Nonaccession number:
1981.3001
Catalog number:
1981.3001.498
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eedc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957033

medal

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 10.17 cm; x 4 in
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Personal; Commemorative
Associated place:
United States
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
ID Number:
1981.3001.0499
Nonaccession number:
1981.3001
Catalog number:
1981.3001.499
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eedd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957034

medal

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, silver (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 7.63 cm; x 3 in
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Personal; Commemorative
Associated place:
United States
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
ID Number:
NU.245615 [dup43]
Catalog number:
245615
69687
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eede-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957035

Hudson-Fulton Celebration medal, United States, 1909

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 6.39 cm; x 2 1/2 in
Object Name:
medal
Other Terms:
medal; personal; commemorative
Place made:
United States
Associated place:
United States
Date made:
1909
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.67.98394
Catalog number:
67.98394
Accession number:
275799
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eedf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957036

medal

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, silver (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 6.36 cm; x 2 1/2 in
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Commemorative; Personal
Associated place:
United States
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
ID Number:
NU.257616
Catalog number:
257616
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-8098-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957037

Hudson-Fulton Celebration medal, United States, 1909

Issuing authority:
American Numismatic Society  Search this
Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 6.36 cm; x 2 1/2 in
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Commemorative; Personal
Place made:
United States
Associated place:
United States
Date made:
1909
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Benjamin, Harvey G., and Norman Stack
ID Number:
NU.77.26.11
Catalog number:
77.26.11
Accession number:
1977.1248
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eee0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957038

medal

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 2 1/2 in; x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Personal; Commemorative
Associated place:
United States
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
ID Number:
NU.257621
Catalog number:
257621
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eee1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957039

Hudson-Fulton Celebration medal, United States, 1909

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 2 1/2 in; x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
medal
Other Terms:
medal; commemorative; personal
Place made:
United States
Associated place:
United States
Date made:
1909
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Library of Congress
ID Number:
NU.67.98395
Catalog number:
67.98395
Accession number:
275799
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eee2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957040

medal

Associated person:
Fulton, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Whitehead and Hoag Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 2 1/2 in; x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
Medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Personal; Commemorative
Associated place:
United States
Associated date:
1909
Related event:
Hudson-Fulton Celebration  Search this
Credit Line:
Stack's
ID Number:
NU.73.156.19
Catalog number:
73.156.19
Accession number:
312042
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-eee3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_957041

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