Portland, Maine Owney tag

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Description
The design of this oval-shaped, metal tag is relatively common among the Owney tags. The staff or proprietors at Lane & Collins, photographers at the Portland, Maine, railway station gave this tag to Owney. The tag indicates that Owney visited the station and studio on April 14, 1896.
Honoree
Owney, American, c. 1888 - 1897
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April 14, 1896
Object number
0.052985.144
Topic
Popular Culture
Place
Maine
Medium
metal
Dimensions
Height x Width: 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (1.91 x 3.81 cm)
National Postal Museum
Type
Seals, Symbols & Signage