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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
wood 4438 strap 27 iron 419 bolts 3
Names
sign 18
Date:
1902-1938
Dimensions:
H: 13 in, L: 29.625 in, width: 2.75 in, bracket height: 7.25 in, bracket length: 7.25 in, bracket width: 1.25 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Margery Gibson Ross
Inscription:
Lettered on both sides in silver: DR (R slightly raised with upside-down triangle under it) LANE
Remarks:
Wood sign, lettered on both sides in silver; main area board is undercoated in silver with an over coat of grainy black that leaves silver exposed for letters; quarter-round inner frame and 3/4 x 2-3/4" outer wood frame, both with mitered corners, painted black, 2 carriage bolts through top and bottom edges of frame; iron strap `L' mounts attached with screws to top and bottom of one end for mounting to building. Dr. Francis Lane was the first woman doctor to come to Cody. She came when the dam was started in 1902 (Dam construction began in 1905, LJH, 11/21/2008) and died here January 19, 1938.
Accession Number:
1.69.2569

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Buffalo Bill Museum.
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