Robert Fulton Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The medal's obverse design features a forward-facing bust image of Robert Fulton, an American engineer who developed a commercially successful steamboat, The North River Steamboat of Clermonts. The reverse design depicts a riverboat sailing on water in the scene's background as eight figures wave in the foreground.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: ROBERT / FULTON / 1765-1815 / THE / HALL OF FAME OF GREAT / AMERICANS / AT NEW YORK / UNIVERSITY / 19©66 / RALPH J. MENCONI reverse: NEW YORK TO ALBANY - AUGUST 17·19-1807 / NORTH RIVER / STEAMBOAT/ OF / CLERMONT edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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