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Object Name: "2000" Crown
Date: 1999
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Medium: Foam
Dimensions: Overall: 12 1/4 x 8 x 1/2 in. ( 31.1 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Pittsburgh
Description: Circular red foam crown with "2000" between four stars cut into the top; "NEW YORK" printed in black ink below.
Credit Line: Purchase
Object Number: 2000.12
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Marks: printed: on the front: "NEW YORK/ ALBERT ELOVITZ INC. PITTSBURGH, PA" cut: into the top: "2000"

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This crown was purchased by Jan Ramirez, director of the Museum division of the N-YHS, at several souvenir shops in the immediate vicinity of Times Square shortly after the first of the year. It represents one of the many types of souvenirs hawked to revelers in Times Square on New Year's Eve, 2000.