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Trade card for Glenwood & Elmwood Ranges and Parlor Stoves, made by Weir Stove Co., Taunton, Mass., 1880-1890

EP001.01.006.03.07.001 (RS1891)

Description

The illustration depicts an African American man removing kittens from an oven. The caption reads: "Uf de ole cat hab kittens in de ubben doant it make um biskit." The stoves are sold at Griswold, Richmond & Glock in Meriden, Connecticut.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1880-1890
Physical Description
2 trade cards : chromolithograph ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches
Dimensions
3 1/2x 5 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Project number: HNE0096
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
GUSN
190944
Reference Code
EP001.01.006.03.07.001

Record details

Originator
Mayer, Merkle & Ottmann (Lithographer)
Weir Stove Company (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
appliances
business (commercial function)
stoves (heating equipment)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
African Americans
Cats
Cooking
kittens
Places
Taunton (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Meriden (New Haven county, Connecticut)
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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