ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF PHILADELPHIA

ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia, (PA): American Bank Note Co., 18-- (filled in in ink 1914). A printed certificate enclosed in a decorative border, 22 x 33cm., acknowledging receipt of one hundred dollars for the maintenance of grounds etc., made out to a Mary T. Haines Jr., March 10, 1914, and signed by Charles B. Penrose as President of the Society, and C.S.W. Packard, Treasurer. The Philadelphia Zoo was the first zoo in the United States. Printed in the two upper corners are vignettes of a deer and of a nest of eagles, surrounded by decorative borders, in the bottom center a cheetah and in the middle of the certificate, under the Society's name, a man on a horse shooting buffalo. Old fold lines, with a few shallow edge tears. Blind embossed seal of the Society left lower corner. Item #65902

Price: $100.00

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