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Trade card for Spicers & Peckham's new Model Grand Portable Range, Spicers & Peckham, Providence, Rhode Island, ca. 1885

EP001.01.006.03.07.003 (RS1887)

Description

The stove features are described on the card verso. The image depicts an African American man serving Uncle Sam a meal. The product is sold by agents Bartlett & Ellis, Milford, Massachusetts.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
ca. 1885
Physical Description
2 trade cards : chromolithograph ; 4 x 6 inches
Dimensions
4x 6(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Project number: HNE0008
GUSN
189491
Reference Code
EP001.01.006.03.07.003

Record details

Originator
Mayer, Merkle & Ottmann (Lithographer)
Spicers & Peckham (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
appliances
business (commercial function)
stoves (heating equipment)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
African Americans
Cooking
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Milford (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Notes
Included in the Boston African Americana Project.
Location Note
Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Stoves and Stove Polishes. Original location is unverified.

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