Badge/ tag

Badge/ tag
Title
Badge/ tag
Date 
1910-1930
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
1 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/8 in.
Description 
A brass plate shaped like a sheriff's shield, with a slot cut out of the top for hanging. Embossed on one side is a vintage 1910's movie projector with large reel and a separate electrical control mechanism. The reverse reads "Motiograph/ M.P. Machine/ The Enterprise/ Optical Manfg. Co./ 564-572 W. Randolph St./ Chicago,/ U.S.A.". Motiograph made early Motion Picture (M.P.) projectors and sound systems for movie theatres from around 1910 to at least 1946.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3343
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group