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Minneapolis Industrial Exposition Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this souvenir token from supporters of the Minneapolis Industrial Exposition. The exposition ran for six weeks in 1886 (two years before Owney’s journeys began) and was located in a large, six-story structure that was built at the cost of one-third of a million dollars.

Date:
1888-1897
Markings:
MINNEAPOLIS INDUSTRIAL / AUGUST 23 / SOUVENIR / OCTOBER 2 / 1886 / EXPOSITION verso: MINEAPOLIS INDUSTRIAL EXPOSITION
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.371
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • Owney Tag 2011
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