Emperor Norton Napkin Dispenser

In the Roundhouse Cafe at Golden Gate Bridge Welcome Center. This seems like an odd subject to find on display at a corny tourist trap.
emperor norton napkin dispenser, san francisco
Emperor Norton was a kooky businessman who lost all his money on a risky investment, and after some years of living in squalor, declared himself “Emperor of The United States”. He began printing his own currency and shooting off letters to Congress and other seats of government, issuing orders/demands. Read more about him here: Emperor Norton | Wikipedia

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