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Catalog Number 8073-168
Title Envelope, Tanner Bros' Great United Railroad Shows
Object Name Envelope
Description White envelope advertising the "TANNER BROS' GREAT UNITED RAILROAD SHOWS". In the upper left hand corner of the envelope is a rectangle featuring a clown standing between two oval frames, each containing a picture of a man. The letter is addressed to "DR. RICHARD JEROME, TANNER." The envelope features a two cent George Washington stamp. The back of the envelope is blank.
Date 1913
Material Paper, Ink
Height (in) 4.063
Width (in) 9.5
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