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Title Napkins, set 12, embroidered "Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, N.J., J.H. Timken" N.d., ca. 1900-1920.
Object Name Napkin
Catalog Number 2011.008.0001
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of Phila Slade.
Description Napkins, set of twelve, embroidered "Meyers Hotel, Hoboken, N.J., J.H. Timken" No date, circa 1900-1920. White patterned damask, 22" square.

Name is centered. J.H. Timken was John Henry Timken, founder and proprietor of the hotel and who operated it with his family until World War I or just after it.

Hotel name is found as Meyers as seen here and sometimes as Meyer's with the apostrophe.
Date 1900-1920
Year Range from 1900.0
Year Range to 1920.0
People Timken, J. Henry
Timken, J.H.
Search Terms Meyer's Hotel
Meyers Hotel
Third St.
Hudson St.
Caption B+W detail center, adjusted for legibility
Imagefile 079\20110080001.TIF
Classification Hotels
Restaurants
Business & Commerce