Hudson River Celebration 1609 1909 Hudson's Yacht... [portion of front caption]
Front caption [in decorative typefont] reads: "HUDSON RIVER Celebration 1609 1909" [top of card]; "Hudson's Yacht The Half Moon" [bottom of card]. A painterly rendition of The Half Moon, anchored in the Hudson River, being approached by a canoe. The ship’s sailors, lining the decks, and the occupant of the canoe are depicted in silhouette. Printing information: card number (2089-4) preceded by a half moon mark [indicated on front side only] Visible embossed image of the ship and sails.
Postal data: unmarked, unposted; Postcard type: divided back (CORRESPONDENCE; FOR THE ADDRESS); Logo (POST CARD) in stylized lettering surrounded by decorative banner with half moons on either end and teardrop-shaped designs. The embellishments extend down the page, comprising the double line element dividing the two sides. Visible reversed embossed impression of ship and sails; No message; No addressee.