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Title: Union Bank in New-London bank note

Accession Number: 1996.150.26
Category: CURRENCY - PAPER MONEY
Type: fifty dollar bank note
Maker: Spencer, Hufty & Danforth
Place: USA, CT, New London
Date: 1850
Materials:
Description: Fifty dollar bank note from the Union Bank in New-London (CT), 18??; engraved by Danforth, Spencer & Hufty, New York, or Spencer, Hufty & Danforth, Philadelphia; vignette of 3 shipbuilders at table with ships plans, shipyard scene in background with large wooden vessel under construction, lumber including ships' knees, shipbuilding tools, and harbor scene with ship and steamer; oval portrait of man lower left.

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