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Brochure cover for White Mountain Refrigerators

EP001.01.006.01.02.001 (RS249)

Description

A trade card for White Mountain Refrigerators, made by the Maine Manufacturing Co., and sold by Austin S. Cook & Co. at 67-69 Main Street in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. The name, Ketterlinus, a printing company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, appears in the lower left corner. The card is comprised of six panels, four of which present women displaying various features of the refrigerators and demonstrating the main attractions of the company's products: "economy, cleanliness, convenience, construction." The panel at the far right shows a woman domestic holding a platter with a fowl on it that she has either just removed from or is about to return to a refrigerator.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Date Notes
1880s-1900s
Physical Description
1 brochure front cover
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000249
AccessID: 393
Other identifier: HNEDID-000249
GUSN
195077
Reference Code
EP001.01.006.01.02.001

Record details

Originator
Maine Manufacturing Co. (manufacturer)
Other Organizations
Austin S. Cook & Co.
Ketterlinus Printing House
Descriptive Terms
appliances
cookware
domestics
kitchens
refrigerators
servants
Material Type
advertisements
brochures
Subjects
White Mountain refrigerators
Places
Woonsocket (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Nashua (Hillsborough county, New Hampshire)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Location Note
Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Box 1: Album B: Household Wringers, Washers, Freezers, Ironware

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