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Catalog Number 8073-163
Title Envelope, Lyon Curio Store, Clinton, Nebraska
Object Name Envelope
Description A yellow envelope addressed to "DR. RICHARD TANNER" from the "LYON CURIO STORE" with a red, two-cent, George Washington Stamp. The envelope features a large image of a Native American in the lower left-hand corner. The bottom of the envelope reads, "IF IT WAS MADE BY A SIOUX INDIAN -- WE HAVE IT!" The ink on the envelope is red with the exception of the portion addressing it to Dr. Tanner. The back is blank.
Date 1926
Material Paper, Ink
Place of Origin USA: Nebraska, (Sheridan) Clinton
Height (in) 3.688
Width (in) 6.5
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.
Credit line Dr. Richard Tanner (Heirs), Norfolk (Madison), Nebraska
Collection Tanner, Dr. Richard