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Currency of slavery, Crane's Business Papers, Crane & Co., Dalton, Mass.

EP001.12.005.001.012 (RS262295)

Description

The text states that Confederate paper money was printed on Crane's Bank Note paper. The inside illustration is of a slave transaction in 1850. The paper mill at Dalton was created by Zenas Crane and his associates. The item verso has a list of companies that distribute Crane's Business Papers.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
undated
Date of Acquisition
1925-11-7
Physical Description
1 sample : color illustrations ; 11 x 8 1/2 inches
Dimensions
11x 8 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Crane & Co., 7 November 1925.
GUSN
266405
Reference Code
EP001.12.005.001.012

Record details

Originator
Clarke, René (Designer)
Crane and Company (Publisher)
Marchbanks Press (Typographer)
Rusling Wood, Litho. (Lithographer)
Descriptive Terms
Crane & Co.
advertising
business (commercial function)
paper (fiber product)
paper money
printing (process)
slavery
Material Type
promotional materials
samples
Subjects
Confederate States of America
Places
Dalton (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Books and printing: Printing and printed matter

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