Canadian Rye

Canadian Rye

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Description (Brief)
A souvenir novelty from Canada, it consists of an oval base made of ivory-grained celluloid to which is attached an orange celluloid cup. The cup holds a small glass bottle of "Canadian Rye" The bottle is empty. Text on the base indicates this is "The Last Swallow from Canada." This may date from the Prohibtion era but it's not certain.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
novelty
date made
ca 1925
place made
Canada
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (base material)
glass (bottle material)
Measurements
overall: 5.2 cm x 2.8 cm x 5 cm; 2 1/16 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 2 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 2 1/16 in; 5.3975 cm x 2.8575 cm x 5.23875 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1692
catalog number
2006.0098.1692
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Prohibition
Beer & Spirits
Prohibition
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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