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GloPAD ID 1003850
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Digital Object Title Billy Rose's Aquacade pennant
Component Associated Performing Art Synchronized swimming
Component Souvenir
Production 1940, Golden Gate International Exposition, Aquacade, Aquacade
Piece Aquacade
Component Activity Date Unknown
Component Associated Location San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum
Component Represented Language English
Component Associated People Williams, Esther (Performing artist) , Weissmuller, Johnny (Performing artist) , Rose, Billy (Impresario)
Date Object Created 1940
Date Object Destroyed Unknown
Object Dimensions 4 x 9 x 0 in
Object Material Felt, ink.
Component Notes Associated locations: Acquacade; Treasure Island; Golden Gate International Exposition; San Francisco, CA. Felt pennants of this type were commonly sold as sounvenirs for young people at sporting events during the first half of the 20th century. They came mounted on a short, removeable wooden stick, and could be waved during the event to show enthusiasm. After the event, the pennants were often taken home and pinned to a bedroom wall as part of a collection. This example was probably part of such a collection; it has holes and marks that indicate it was pinned up with thumbtacks at some point. SFPALM
Source Object
Repository of Source Object San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum
Repository Assigned ID Sfp0035
Rights and Ordering Information- to reproduce or order a copy of this digital object
Credit Line Courtesy of [Collection name], San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum.
Ordering Information Contact San Francisco Performing Arts Library and Museum, reference@sfpalm.org.