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."

Date Made: 1920-1930

Maker: Cruver Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, ChicagoReferenced: United States: Louisiana, New Orleans

Subject: hotels


See more items in: Medicine and Science: Chemistry, Celluloid, Advertising


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1039Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1039

Object Name: luggage tagCelluloid Luggage Tag

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 inoverall: 3/16 in x 3 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in; .47625 cm x 7.9375 cm x 4.445 cm


Record Id: nmah_1330510

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