Ten Year Calendar, "Caught in the Act"

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
Object Name
calendar
date made
1898
advertiser
Mandeville & King
maker
Whitehead & Hoag Company
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
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
referenced
United States: New York, Rochester
ID Number
2006.0098.0738
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0738
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Celluloid
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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