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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Devices put between the leaves of books to mark a place. Distinguished from "registers (book components)," which are attached to books.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bookmark, Buck-a-Book, undated

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Ephemera collected by Geo. Gregory Smart related to the memory and popular image of George Washington. The collection includes postcards, calendars, cigar boxes covers, stamps and first day covers, programs for anniversary events, books and pamphlets, hat stands, billheads, stationary, cartes-de-visite, playing cards, and puzzles. Some items are catchy such as a hat stand touting the motto “friends you can hang your hat on,” while others are designed to be more educational such as...
Dates: undated

Centennial silk bookmark of George Washington with original manufacturer's tag, 1876

 Item — Box 1, Folder: BOOK 1
Identifier: 2018-SC-011-002
Scope and Contents

Silk bookmark pinned to printed paper tag for Thomas Stevens Coventry & London, inventor and manufacturer of the pure silk woven book markers, 400 different designs.

Dates: 1876