Button, Polaroid, Polaroid Data Recovery


This square button has a white border around a gray image of a computer floppy disk. In the upper left hand corner are two dark gray rectangles with white text that reads: "Polaroid Data Recovery." In the lower half is a large white shape resembling spilled milk with black text that reads: "Don't cry over spilled milk."

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: David DeJean

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2009.3071.558Catalog Number: 2009.3071.558Nonaccession Number: 2009.3071

Object Name: button, advertising

Physical Description: cardboard (overall material)plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 3/16 in x 2 3/16 in; 5.588 cm x 5.588 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-2757-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1386790

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