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Catalog Data

Honoree:
Owney, American, c. 1888 - 1897  Search this
Medium:
metal (brass)
Dimensions:
Height x Width: 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. (3.81 x 2.86 cm)
Type:
Seals, Symbols & Signage
Place:
South Dakota
United States of America
Date:
1893
Description:
Owney received this practical gift from someone in Mitchell, South Dakota. The dog license tag shows that someone has covered Owney’s dog tax, giving the dog a form of legal status within the city. There is no additional information to indicate who gave this tag to Owney.
Object number:
0.052985.398
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8f0cf02eb-7df0-4d33-baa4-7f814d3c646d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_0.052985.398