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Drinking cups

Object Number: 
2002.1.3214
Date: 
1900
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
5 x 4 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
A cardboard box of disposable paper drinking cups. The box is white, printed in red and blue with a woman holding a cup marked "Safeguard Your Health" surrounded by the words "Columbian Individual Drinking Cup/ 25". On the sides partially readable "Public Drinking Cups Spread Disease. Health Authorities Everywhere[?] Recommend Sanitary Paper Cups". An applied paper label on the front reads Charles S. Pratt/ New And Old Books/ 161 6TH Ave., N.Y./ Any Book You Want".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group