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Shop Tally Stick, China, Tientsin, ca 1890

Shop Tally Stick, China, Tientsin, ca 1890

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Description (Brief)
One (1) shop tally stick,
China, Tientsin, ca 1890
General Description: Chinese characters on the obverse and reverse, value thirty cash.
General Information: Used as unofficial currency during the depression of 1937 in Tientsin.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tally stick
date made
ca 1890
place made
China: Tianjin, Tientsin
associated place
China
Physical Description
bamboo (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 85 mm x 13 mm x 4 mm; 3 11/32 in x 1/2 in x 5/32 in
ID Number
NU.79.112.OC26G.1
catalog number
79.112.736
accession number
1979.1263
catalog number
79.112.OC26G.1
Credit Line
Chase Manhattan Bank
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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