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"Little Scratches"

"Little Scratches"

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Description (Brief)
Notebook with celluloid cover. An image of five kittens is on the front, with the title "Little Scratches" in black script on front and back. Interior pages have postage rates and a calendar for the year 1903. The back reads, "Compliments of The Whitehead & Hoag Co. High Grade Advertising Novelties With Merit."
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Whitehead & Hoag Company
Whitehead & Hoag Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
overall: 4 cm x 6.5 cm; 1 9/16 in x 2 9/16 in
overall: 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in;.635 cm x 3.81 cm x 6.35 cm
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accession number
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National Museum of American History
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