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Sioux City Corn Palace Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this token advertising the Corn Palace in Sioux City, Iowa. This was the last of corn palaces built in that city from 1887-1891. The 1891 Corn Palace featured a 200-foot tower with a balcony. There is no information indicating who presented this token to Owney.

Date:
1891
Markings:
literal: Sioux City / Corn Palace / CTTY (on front) figurative: picture of two ears of corn Corn King/ Sioux City/ Corn Palace/1891 (on back)
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 5/8 x 15/16 in. (4.13 x 2.38 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.480
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Iowa
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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