Blue and Gold Ashtray

Title

Blue and Gold Ashtray

Subject

Ashtray

Description

Blue and gold ceramic ashtray in the shape of shield. On the top the outside edges are blue with ripples on the top left and bottom right, presumably for cigarettes. Cut out in the center for ash is painted gold with a cross of Loraine. The back of the ashtray is unpainted with a maker’s information stamped on the back in light blue.


Inscription: “Creation claude perrot distribution sofracor” stamped in light blue on bottom right.

Creator

Tabatha Butler Photographer

Source

1949.3.47

Publisher

Idaho State Historical Society

Date

Circa 1949

Contributor

Idaho State Historical Society

Rights

Idaho State Historical Society

Relation

Still image of ashtray in Merci Train collection

Format

Height: .75” Width: 4.5” Length: 5.5”

Language

French

Type

Still Image

Identifier

1949.3.47

Coverage

Idaho State Historical Museum's Storage

Files

1949.3.47a.JPG
1949.3.47b.JPG
Date Added
December 13, 2011
Collection
Idaho Merci Train Collection
Item Type
Still Image
Citation
Tabatha Butler Photographer, “Blue and Gold Ashtray,” Idaho Merci Train, accessed June 30, 2022, https://idahomercitrain.omeka.net/items/show/11.