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Bottle tag from the Cotton Club

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Cotton Club, American, 1923 - 1940
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 5 3/16 × 2 3/8 in. (13.2 × 6 cm)
Type
tags
Place used
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1923-1933
Description
Small rectangular white tag with a large hole in the upper third. Below, in the remaining two-thirds is text "NOTICE TO GUESTS/ The content of this bottle is/ sold to you as a beverage and/with the understanding that/ it will not be mixed or used/ with any alcoholic content/ liquor in violation of the/ prohibition laws./ THE MANAGEMENT/ COTTON CLUB/ Lenox Ave. at 142nd St./ New York." On the reverse, written upside down in pencil is a multi-lined illegible note.
Topic
African American
Cooking and dining
Jazz (Music)
Musical Theatre
Nightlife
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Vicki Gold Levi
Object number
2013.223.43
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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