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Object Name Pennant
Date ca. 1900-1950
Description Triangular pennant, dark blue felt with white printed image of the face of an American Indian man in profile, wearing headdress, and the printed inscription "MIDLAND BEACH / S.I. N.Y." Edge of pennant has two pairs of blue felt ties for attaching, and a white felt strip along the edge.
(Keywords: Souvenir, Early Twentieth Century, New York, Native American)
Acquisition Gift of Kevin Lewis in memory of Barry Leo Delaney
Ownership and History Pennants like this were sold at the souvenir shops and concession stands that lined Staten Island's popular beach resorts in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Earliest Date 1880.0
Latest Date 1980.0
Subjects Resorts
Beaches
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 13.004.0002
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, July 2013.
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