Artifact Details
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Souvenir Cup

Date Range: Late 19th century
Dimensions (x:y:z): 3.25” x 2.375”d x 2.375” h
Association: Sandusky
Object Number: 2014.12.001

Museum Nomenclature

Category: Communication Artifacts
Classification: Documentary Artifacts, Memorabilia
Object Name: Cup, Souvenir

Object Description

Souvenir tea cup size with a large image of the Little Johnnie Mine of Leadville Colorado. On the bottom is the maker stamp stating “Wheellock China Made in Germany for [in a box] J.S. Sandusky Leadville, Colo.”

Object Use

Hand painted porcelain - or ‘china’ as it was typically called - and porcelain with photo transfers or illustration reproductions were popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


Keywords: All, Souvenirs, Businesses, Town,

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