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Object Name: Ashtray: Durango & Colorado
Date: ca. 1930-1955
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Medium: Whiteware
Dimensions: Overall: 1 x 6 in. ( 2.5 x 15.2 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Vernon
Description: Whiteware ashtray with red transfer printed railroad track border.
Credit Line: Gift of Ms. Dora Whitman Flukiger
Object Number: 1955.240
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Marks: typed: paper label on reverse: identifies railroad printed: on reverse: "EMMA SWENNEY/by/Vernon Kilns/U.S.A" printed: on obverse: "THE NARROW GAUGE CAPITAL OF THE WORLD/DURANGO, COLORADO" and "THE 'EMMA SWEENEY'/STAR OF/'TICKET TO TOMAHAWK'/FILMED IN DURANGO AND SILVERTON COLORADO"

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This ashtray is part of the Hotel Dauphin Collection of railroad china and dining car plates.