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Photograph of illustration of Owney on mail sack

Description:

Illustration of Owney, the dog who was the unofficial mascot of the Railway Mail Service in the 1890s. Owney is shown posed on a US mail sack.

Illustrator: Unknown

Date:
c. 1895
Medium:
paper; photo-emulsion
Museum ID:
A.2006-46
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Credits:
National Postal Museum, Curatorial Photographic Collection
Photographer: Unknown

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