Marberc Hotel luggage tag

Description (Brief)
An advertising novelty for the Marberc Hotel, New Orleans, La. Made of cream celluloid, it is in two parts, which slide apart. A photograph of the hotel is engraved on one side. Advertising copy on the other side describes the hotel as "Canal Street's tallest bldg," "The home for the commercial man," "Fireproof," and "Ciruclating ice water and ceiling fans in every room."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
luggage tag
date made
1920-1930
maker
Cruver Mfg. Co
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7.7 cm x 4.2 cm x .2 cm; 3 1/16 in x 1 5/8 in x 1/16 in
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
referenced
United States: Louisiana, New Orleans
ID Number
2006.0098.1039
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1039
subject
hotels
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Celluloid
Advertising
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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