Personal item

Object Number: 
2002.1.3223
Date: 
1890-1930
Medium: 
Metal, paper
Dimensions: 
2 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1/8 in.
Description: 
A brass name and address plate for a mail box, probably from a city apartment building. A paper card slips into the holder which has three slots for viewing the handwritten name, street and city. It reads "E.B. Child/ 601 E. 109/ New York". The plate has a slot at the top for attaching it to the wall or mail box.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group