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Mitchell, South Dakota Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this dog license tag during a visit to Mitchell, South Dakota. The tag shows that someone has covered Owney’s dog tax, giving him legal permission to be on the city streets, at least during the year of 1890. The tag was manufactured by S.D. Childs & Company, a Chicago, Illinois stationery and engraving firm.

Date:
1890
Markings:
MITCHELL / 302 / DOG TAX / 1890
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.18 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.477
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
South Dakota

Glossary

  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
Additional Records
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