Souvenir sterling silver demitasse spoon, National Woman Suffrage Convention. 1912

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Title

Souvenir sterling silver demitasse spoon, National Woman Suffrage Convention. 1912

Description

Silver demitasse spoon created for the National American Woman Suffrage Association's convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in November 1912. This is the only known spoon produced for a NAWSA convention.

Engraved on the handle, from the top, is the word Philadelphia, and images of significance to the city including the city seal, a portrait of William Penn, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the words "Liberty, Equality, Unity." In the bowl are the words "National Woman Suffrage Convention 1912."

Engraved on the back of the handle are images including Philadelphia's City Hall, Penn House, the Post Office, and Girard College.

Date

1912

Subject

Advertising, Political--United States
Demitasse
Liberty Bell
National American Woman Suffrage Association. Convention.
Political campaigns
Souvenir spoons
United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Creator

Attleboro, M.A. : Watson Company (Manufacturer)

Format

Sterling silver

Language

English

Identifier

MEMR.1912.03

Coverage

Pennsylvania

Original Format

Commemorative spoons

Physical Dimensions

10 cm.

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