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Object Name: Advertising pocket mirror
Date: 1910-1920
Medium: Metal, celluloid, paper
Dimensions: Overall: 3/8 in. × 3 in. (1 × 7.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States
Description: A large celluloid over paper disk with mirror on the back for pocket or purse. The white disk is printed in black with "Nipper", the Victor terrier dog listening with ears cocked to the gramophone with the caption "His Master's Voice", encircled by "American Talking Machine Co./ 356 Livingston St., Brooklyn/ Distributors of/ Victor Talking Machines and Victor Records/ We Want The Business Of The Man On The Other Side", referring of course to the mirror.
Credit Line: Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 2002.1.3691
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"Petropolis: A Social History of Urban People and their Animal Companions," New-York Historical Society, July 15-November 2, 2003.