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Stick pins

1974.212ab (RS8469)

Description

Each of this pair of brass stick pins is set with an enameled "brownie" character at the tip.

Details

Label
Palmer Cox introduced the "Brownies" in an 1883 edition of the children's magazine "St. Nicholas." Their images and stories soon became an international phenomenon, inspiring a wide range of toys, images and advertising, including the Kodak Brownie camera. These pins are the product of Attleboro, Massachusetts-based Regnell, Bigney & Company, who advertised themselves as "makers of the leading fads of the day" in 1894.
Maker
Regnell & Bigney (Manufacturer)
Date
1894-1915
company operating dates
Location of origin
MA
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Places
Attleboro (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
STICKPIN
stickpins
Dimensions
1/2 in (A); 3/8 in (B) x 1/4 in (A); 3/16 in (B) (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1974.212ab
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles D. Gowing
GUSN
102548
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