Ten Year Calendar, "Caught in the Act"

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Description (Brief)
Calendar with celluloid front and paper back. The calendar contains a rotating disc visible through windows cut into the plastic. By rotating the dial, one can find dates for the years 1898-1912. An image of a young girl in bonnet holding trowel and flowers is opposite the calendar. Black print on reverse advertises "Superior Flower Seeds."
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1898
advertiser
Mandeville & King
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
referenced
United States: New York, Rochester
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 5/16 in; 9.525 cm x 12.065 cm x .762 cm
overall: 3/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 3 13/16 in; .47625 cm x 12.065 cm x 9.68375 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0738
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0738
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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