Tape measure

Description (Brief)
Circular metal tape measure. It is encase in celluloid decorated with color-tinted photographs. One side features a deer standing in the woods with the caption "The Adirondack Mts." The other side shows a road cutting between trees and a clearing, with the caption, "Pinehurst Road, Saranac Lake, N.Y."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tape measure
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 4 cm; 1.27 cm x 1 9/16 in
referenced
United States: New York, Saranac Lake
ID Number
2006.0098.1540
catalog number
2006.0098.1540
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Measuring & Mapping
Souvenirs
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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