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Mitchell, South Dakota Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this practical gift from someone in Mitchell, South Dakota. The dog license tag shows that someone has covered Owney’s dog tax, giving the dog a form of legal status within the city. There is no additional information to indicate who gave this tag to Owney.

Date:
1893
Markings:
MITCHELL / 34 / DOG TAX / 1893 (acorn shape)
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (3.81 x 2.86 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.398
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
South Dakota

Glossary

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
Additional Records
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