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Clothes brush used by Pullman porter Percy Davis

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Commissioned by:
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1969  Search this
Subject of:
Percy Davis, American, 1893 - 1979  Search this
Medium:
wood and hair
Dimensions:
1 3/8 × 7 3/16 × 1 3/8 in. (3.5 × 18.2 × 3.5 cm)
Type:
clothes brushes
Date:
1919-1963
Description:
A wood brush with hair bristles. The brush is tan with black hair bristles and is oval shaped. The word “Pullman” is embossed on the back. “Davis” is burned into the back of the brush.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Pullman Porters  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.63.63.7.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Personal Effects and Items
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b2096e55-8252-43ae-9dcf-d141b2eb68f7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.63.63.7.1