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Trade card for H.W. Johns Manufacturing Company, paints, colors, Chicago, Illinois, July 1893

EP001.01.015.01.03.015 (RS109341)

Description

The trade card is for the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, July 1893. The front of the card is a color chart. The card verso lists the building locations of Johns Company exhibits in the fair. The company deals in roofing and building materials, steam packings, asbestos and fire-proof cements and coatings.

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Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1893-07
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 2 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
2 3/4x 4 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Miss Fr. G. Stevenson.
GUSN
242646
Reference Code
EP001.01.015.01.03.015

Record details

Other Organizations
World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
asbestos
building materials
business (commercial function)
exhibitions (events)
paint (coating)
world's fairs
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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