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Topham's Trunk Depot luggage Owney tag

Description:

Owney received some leather baggage identification tags during his travels. This tag was manufactured by Topham’s Trunks of Washington, D.C. As the tag indicates, the Topham shop was located at that time at 231 Pennsylvania Avenue S.E. in Washington, D.C.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
TOPHAM'S TRUNK DEPOT / WASHINGTON D.C. / 1261 / PENN A AVE
Medium:
leather
Dimensions:
Overall: 4.4 x 5.7cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/4in.)
Museum ID:
0.052985.96.1
Place:
District of Columbia
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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