Ashtray: Durango & Colorado

Ashtray: Durango & Colorado
Title
Ashtray: Durango & Colorado
Date 
ca. 1930-1955
Medium 
Whiteware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 6 in. ( 2.5 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Whiteware ashtray with red transfer printed railroad track border.
Credit Line 
Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Flukiger
Object Number 
1955.240
Marks 
typed: paper label on reverse: identifies railroad printed: on reverse: "EMMA SWENNEY/by/Vernon Kilns/U.S.A" printed: on obverse: "THE NARROW GAUGE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD/DURANGO, COLORADO" and "THE 'EMMA SWEENEY'/STAR OF/'TICKET TO TOMAHAWK'/FILMED IN DURANGO AND SILVERTON COLORADO"
Gallery Label 
This ashtray is part of the Hotel Dauphin Collection of railroad china and dining car plates.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group