Souvenir

Souvenir

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Description
This metal souvenir was an advertising gimmick for Dutch Boy Paints, a product established by the National Lead Company in 1907. The image is that of a Dutch boy; and the inscription reads “NATIONAL LEAD COMPANY / GENUINE BABBITT.” The National Lead Company began in business, as such, in 1891, and became NL Industries in 1971.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
souvenir
maker
National Lead Company
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 3 1/2 in; 1.5875 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
1985.0138.09
catalog number
1985.0138.09
accession number
1985.0138
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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