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J.Adamoff

J.Adamoff

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Description (Brief)
An oval pocket mirror, made of printed celluloid over tin. It advertises photographer J. Adamoff of Passaic, N.J., and it features a portrait of a smiling young man in a tuxedo.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pocket mirror
date made
1920-1930
referenced
United States: New Jersey, Passaic
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
tin (overall material)
glass (mirror material)
Measurements
overall: 7 cm x 4.5 cm x.5 cm; 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 3/16 in
overall: 1/4 in x 1 13/16 in x 2 13/16 in;.635 cm x 4.60375 cm x 7.14375 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.0906
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.0906
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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