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Trade card for the Fort Wayne improved Western Washer

EP001.01.006.04.001 (RS250)

Description

This trade card promotes the improved Fort Wayne Western Washer, made by the Horton Manufacturing Co. of Fort Wayne, Indiana. The name, Calvert Lith. Co., a printing company in Detroit, Michigan, appears in the lower left corner. A woman in an apron demonstrates the washing machine for another woman while a child plays on the floor of a kitchen. The patent date is given as March 9, 1886.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Date Notes
1886-1890s
Physical Description
1 trade card
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000250
AccessID: 394
Other identifier: HNEDID-000250
GUSN
195078
Reference Code
EP001.01.006.04.001

Record details

Originator
Horton Mfg. Co. (manufacturer)
Other Organizations
Calvert Lithographing Co. (Detroit, Mich.)
Descriptive Terms
cookware
kitchens
laundry baskets
stoves (heating equipment)
washing machines
Material Type
advertisements
chromolithographs
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Fort Wayne Western washing machines
Places
Detroit (Wayne county, Michigan)
Fort Wayne (Allen county, Indiana)
Location Note
Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Box 1: Album B: Household Wringers, Washers, Freezers, Ironware

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