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Guichon Hotel Owney tag

Description:

Owney received this hotel key check token while on a trip into Canada. The token would have been used to identify the key to room #32 at the Guichon Hotel in North Westminster, British Columbia, now a suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia. The dog probably arrived in town along the Canadian Pacific Railway in the early 1890s.

Date:
c. 1890
Markings:
32 / GUICHON HOTEL / N.W. / B.C.
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 4 13/16 x 3 1/2 in. (12.22 x 8.89 cm)
Museum ID:
0.052985.74
Place:
British Columbia & Vancouver Island (British colony; Canadian province)
  • Owney Tag 2011
  • Owney Tag 2011
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