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Calendar

Object Number: 
2002.1.2602
Date: 
1917
Medium: 
Paper, leather
Dimensions: 
1 3/4 x 2 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
A tiny calendar for the year 1917 also used for carrying stamps. The cover is camel colored leather stamped "1917". The inside pages read, in part, "The Black, Starr & Frost Calendar and Stamp Holder for the Year 1917/", with a list of departments at Black, Starr & Frost including Diamonds, Pearls, Matched Necklaces of Rare Pearls, Gold and Silver smithing, Leather Goods and Watches. A two page history of the company follows the department list. There is also a page for every month, the phases of the moon and specially treated brown paper pages in the center for mounting stamps. Closes with a leather strap.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group