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Created by:
Identity Group, Inc., American, founded 1957  Search this
Commissioned by:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Subject of:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Owned by:
Harold Louis Williams, American, 1924 - 2015  Search this
Medium:
plastic, ink, paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/4 × 2 5/8 × 2 5/8 in. (8.3 × 6.7 × 6.7 cm)
Type:
rubber stamps
Place depicted:
Ventura, California, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Singapore, Asia
Date:
late 20th-early 21st century
Description:
Rubber name stamp for Harold Williams. There is a gray stamp top (.1a) with a square base cover (.1b). The top has a rounded handle in the center and a square bottom. The center of the handle has a rubber grip with text [STAMP-EVER ® / PATENT-PENDING]. The reverse is blank. There is a paper label with red printed text adhered to the lower front of the stamp. The paper is cut off but partially reads [LICENSED ARCHITECT / HAROLD L. WILLIAMS / No. C-002546]. “Licensed Architect” is in a circular border that has a star graphic on each side, cut off at the edge of the paper. This text is repeated on the interior rubber stamp. The lower half of the stamp reads [STATE OF CALIFORNIA] in the circular border and [RENEWAL DATE] in the center. The text is inverted and the stamp is covered in red ink. The square bottom fits into the thin base. The interior of the base has manufacturing information. The exterior is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Betty Smith Williams in memory of Harold Louis Williams
Object number:
A2017.53.1.1.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd595fe443b-da74-4fda-85ed-a26521b95db6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2017.53.1.1.1ab