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Catalog Number 8073-161
Title Envelope, Great Pan-American Shows and European Menagerie
Object Name Envelope
Description White envelope addressed to "Dr. Richard Tanner" from "THE GREAT PAN-AMERICAN SHOWS". The envelope is postmarked March 15, 1925 and has a two cent George Washington stamp. The envelope has an elaborate design for the return address, including a lion encircled by a wreath and identifies A. L. Perry as the lessee and A. O. Perry as the manager. The design on the envelope is printed in orange and black ink. The back of the envelope is blank.
Date 1925
Material Paper, Ink
Made Home Show Printing House
Place of Origin USA: Kansas, Atchison
Makers mark "HOME SHOW PRINTING HOUSE - ATCHISON, KANSAS"
Height (in) 4.188
Width (in) 9.563
People Tanner, Richard Jerome, 1869-1943
History Dr. Richard Tanner was also known as "Diamond Dick," who lived from 1869-1943 and enjoyed a career as a showman in wild west shows.

http://www.nebraskahistory.org/publish/publicat/timeline/diamond-dick-tanner.htm
Credit line Dr. Richard Tanner (Heirs), Norfolk (Madison), Nebraska
Collection Tanner, Dr. Richard