George Keller, Electrical Contractor, mirror

Description (Brief)
Round, glass hand mirror with celluloid backing. On the back are images of birthstones arranged by month over a black border. The center is white, with black print. The mirror was a promotional item for George Keller, an electrical contractor in Brooklyn, N.Y. It has union markings.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Benjamin Harris Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
referenced
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5.5 cm; 2 3/16 in
overall: 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; .635 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1452
catalog number
2006.0098.1452
accession number
2006.0098
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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