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Furniture makers' photographic sales catalogue

PC009.252 (RS681)

Description

A small furniture makers' photographic sales catalogue from Templeton, Massachusetts, possibly form Bourne & Brooks ca. 1870. Album holds 10 mounted 7 1/2 x 9 inch black and white photographs of chamber ( bedroom) furniture sets. The carved furniture includes a bed frame, vanity, vanity chair, rocking chair, a side table, dresser and a commode. Photos are mounted and bound in a small black tied album. Also included are two trade cards for furniture maker Kilner & Bourne, Templeton, MA, no date, a billhead for Bourne & Brooks furniture, Templeton, MA ca. 1870 and 2 copies of a price list for the furniture company Bourn, Hadley & Co., Templeton, MA, no date. Excellent quality of photographs representing a New England furniture manufacturer.

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Details

Collection Name
Photograph albums collection
Collection Code
PC009
Dates
ca. 1870
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
1994
Physical Description
1 photographic sales catalogue ; 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches
Dimensions
8 1/4x 10 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
album number: 252
GUSN
246494
Reference Code
PC009.252

Record details

Originator
Probably Bourn, Hadley and Company (Templeton, Mass.) (Furniture maker)
Other Organizations
Kilner & Bourn (Templeton, Mass)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
bed furniture (linens)
business (commercial function)
furniture
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
sales catalogs
trade catalogs
Places
Templeton (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
photo albums 252-259

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