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New Jordan House Owney tag

Description:

W. F. Jordan, the proprietor of the New Jordan House, presented this tag to Owney in honor of his visit to Brookings, South Dakota. There is no available information to indicate the date that this tag was presented to Owney. The tag was originally manufactured by W. W. Wilcox of Chicago, which was a major manufacturer of railroad baggage tags and similar metal items in the late nineteenth century. The Wilcox company produced at least two other Owney tags: 0.052985.173 and 0.052985.24.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
literal:COMPLIMENTS / OF THE / NEW JORDAN / HOUSE / W.F. JORDAN / PROP / BROOKINGS S.D. / OWNERS NAME / REGISTERED / NO 210 / AT /...
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (4.45 x 3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.156
Place:
South Dakota
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