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Trade card for Pure Refined Paraffine, as manufactured by the Standard Oil Company, New York, New York and Cleveland, Ohio, undated

EP001.01.084.01.01.015 (RS128)

Description

This trade card promotes the household uses of Pure Paraffine, a product of the Standard Oil Company. Three women are engaged in different activities. In the left background, a woman uses the product in the course of washing, drying, and ironing clothes. In the left foreground, a woman cuts a bar of Paraffine into a pot of boiling water on a stove. In the right foreground, a woman pours the product into jars labeled jelly and peaches.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Date Notes
1880s-1900s
Physical Description
1 trade card
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000128
AccessID: 228
Other identifier: HNEDID-000128
GUSN
194917
Reference Code
EP001.01.084.01.01.015

Record details

Originator
Standard Oil Company (manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
cookware
kitchens
laundering
oil (organic material)
paraffin (wax)
Material Type
chromolithographs
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Canning and preserving
Pure Refined Parafinne paraffin (Brand name)
clothes dryers
jelly
pressing of garments
Places
New York City (New York state)
Cleveland (Cuyahoga county, Ohio)
Location Note
Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Box 2: Album B: Household Wringers, Washers, Freezers, Ironware

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