THE ENTRANCE OF THE "HALF MOON" INTO NEW YORK HARBOR
Depiction of "Half Moon" sailing ship navigated by Henry Hudson as it entered New York Harbor in 1609 in search of a passage to the Indian Ocean escorted by Native Americans in canoes and a sailboat. Printing information: card number (40523).
Postal data: unmarked, unposted (Place Stamp Here- Domestic Canada, Cuba Mexico, Hawaii Philipines Porto Rico 1 Cent - Foreign 2 Cents) printed inside stamp box; Postcard type: divided back (This side for Address.); Logo (Post Card); Printed message (THE ENTRANCE OF THE "HALF MOON" INTO NEW YORK HARBOR The "Half Moon"," 48 ft long and of 90 tons displacement, manned by a crew of eleven men and navigated by Henry Hudson, entered New York Harbor in September 1609, in search of a passage to the Indian Ocean. She sailed leisurely up the Hudson, leaving for Europe October 4, 1609.).
Digitized by Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College (CUNY). Front Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 757, Digital Imaging, Fall 2009: Jared Brennan, Jaroslav Eliah Sykora. Back Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 757, Digital Imaging Fall 2009, Allison DeMatteo, Jennifer Berry.
3.5 in. x 5.5 in.
P.SANDER [indicated through Trademark on front only]
Waterways Post Card Collection of Thomas T. Surprenant: Hudson River