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Baltimore, Maryland Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this uniquely decorated token from Dr. Alfred J. Brown, a Baltimore dentist. The tag notes Brown’s name, profession, location and date of the gift on one side, and the notation that it is “A canine tooth for Oney” (a misspelling of the dog’s name) on the other. Baltimore was a common stop for Owney during his travels.

Date:
1892
Markings:
literal: A CANINE TOOTH / 1892 / FOR ONEY literal: A.J. BROWN DENTIST / 1892 / BALTO. MD (verso)
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/2 in. (3.81 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.212
Place:
Maryland
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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