Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Ashtray

Ashtray
Title
Ashtray
Date 
1945-1955
Medium 
Printed metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (0.6 x 9.5 x 12.1 cm)
Description 
Stamped pin-up ashtray, advertising Johnny Archer Studio. Woman, wearing only a white fur shawl, reclines on a green daybed. She holds an envelope in hand and teeth, while reading a letter. Set against a grey pastel living room background, with yellow border. Text on border reads: "Johnny Archer Studio / Musical Instruments / 106 Elm St. Marlboro, Mass."
Credit Line 
Gift of Ivan C. & Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Object Number 
2010.26.21
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group