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Haverhill, Massachusetts Owney Tag

Description:

Owney received this tag from a creative person in Haverhill, Massachusetts. The specially made token is inscribed with a poem, “This tag will tell you all the news; Owney has visited the city of shoes” and is dated June 16, 1894. There is no information on who gave this tag to the dog. This is one of several promotional tags given to Owney, treating the dog as something of a traveling advertisement.

Date:
June 16, 1894
Markings:
This tag will tell / you all the news; / Owney has visited / The City of Shoes / Harverhill, Mass. / June 16, '94
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.124
Place:
Massachusetts
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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