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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/4 × 2 1/4 × 3/8 in. (5.7 × 5.7 × 1 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Cultural Place:
Jamaica, Caribbean, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2002
Description:
A pinback button advertising Vernon's Jerk Paradise Restaurant. The button has a yellow background with black ink details. Text at the top of the button reads [Vernon's Jerk Paradise Restaurant / 252 W. 29th St., N.Y. Tel. 268-7020]. At center, there is an image of a beach in Jamaica. Text at the bottom reads [The Best Jerk In The U.S.A.]. The back of the button has a metal pin with a clasp.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Business  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of T. Rasul Murray
Object number:
2013.68.132
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd522e06865-2bc1-4f7a-8d4e-ab280a8d36bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.68.132