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 D
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