Souvenir

Object Number: 
2002.1.2453
Date: 
1876
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
4 x 2 7/8 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
This machine carved bas-relief wooden plaque was one of the first machine- made mass produced souvenirs. Made for the Centennial Celebration in 1876, this plaque shows the "Main Building", is highlighted with gold paint and still in its original pale yellow box.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group