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Brooklyn, New York Owney Tag

Description:

On occasion, people presented Owney with tags that dogs would naturally have, such as this one from Brooklyn, New York. It is a dog license tag, number 5758. The date, 1891, indicates it may be one of the earliest tags in the collection. There is no indication whether it was presented to Owney then or whether the tag was left over from an earlier year.

Date:
1891
Markings:
BROOKLYN / 18-5758-91 / DOG LICENSE
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (1.91 x 6.35 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.118
Place:
New York

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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