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Avalanch[e] of Freedom

Avalanch[e] of Freedom
Title
Avalanch[e] of Freedom
Medium 
Overpainted photograph
Dimensions 
mat: 23.9 x 33.1 cm (9 7/16 x 13 1/16 in.) sheet: 19.1 x 26 cm (7 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)
Description 
1909 Hudson-Fulton Celebration, New York Carnival Float
Credit Line 
Gift of Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission
Object Number 
PR.268.5.26.NYCF.49
Marks 
Label, recto, lower left: "123A"; Stamp, verso, lower right: "Gift of Hudson-Fulton Celebration Commission, May 5, 1911"
Inscriptions 
Verso, upper center in graphite: "1910-234"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group