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Trade card for Charles A. Burnham, artistic wall papers, 174 Main Street, Norwich, Conn., undated

EP001.01.123.01.02.005 (RS610)

Description

The image features three bands of intricate floral patterns. The card advertises that the company can furnish "brown, buff, and white blanks, satins, grounds, and gold papers, borders, and mouldings, window shades, fixtures, and trimmings. Any colorings to order." The company operated both wholesale and retail businesses.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Date Notes
1870-1890
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches
Dimensions
8 1/2x 3 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000610
AccessID: 842
Other identifier: HNEDID-000610
Credit Line
Gift of Greg Smart, October 2000.
GUSN
195497
Reference Code
EP001.01.123.01.02.005

Record details

Originator
Charles A. Burnham (Firm) (manufacturer)
Other People
Burnham, Charles A.
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
shades (coverings)
wallpapers
windows
Material Type
advertisements
ephemera
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Main Street (Norwich, Conn.)
Places
Norwich (New London county, Connecticut)
Location Note
Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Wallpaper (Greg Smart)

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