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Ashtray: Durango & Colorado

Object Number: 
1955.239
Date: 
1948-1955
Medium: 
Whiteware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 6 in. ( 2.5 x 15.2 cm )
Marks: 
typed: paper label on reverse: identifies railroad printed: on reverse: "THE SAN JUAN/.../by/Vernon Kilns/U.S.A/Sketch from photographs by/ Lucius Beebe and the /Denver & Rio Grande Western R.R./Manufactured for/Jackson Hardware, Inc./Durango, Colorado"
Description: 
Whiteware ashtray with red transfer printed railroad track border.
Gallery Label: 
This ashtray is part of the Hotel Dauphin Collection of railroad china and dining car plates.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Flukiger
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group