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Owney tag

Description:

This is one of six metal plates attached to Owney’s collar. He received it while visiting Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1892. The tag includes the number “166.” There is no definitive information available at this time to indicate the purpose of the tag, or who gave it to the dog. Numerous railway lines passed through Pittsburgh during Owney’s lifetime.

Date:
1892
Markings:
PITTS/ 160/ 1892
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 2 1/4 x 1 in. (5.72 x 2.54 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.491
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Place:
Pennsylvania

Glossary

Additional Records
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