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Milwaukee, Wisconsin Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this dog tax license tag while in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The tag, number 694, was given to Owney in 1893. Unlike most of his more decorative gifts, a dog license tag was a practical gift for Owney, allowing him to roam the city legally.

Date:
1893
Markings:
MILWAUKEE / LICENSE / 694 / 1893
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/8 x 1 in. (2.86 x 2.54 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.370
Place:
Wisconsin
  • Owney Tag
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