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Gorham Company's exhibit of solid silver ware of sterling purity, centre of main building, Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

EP001.12.012.006.003 (RS243197)

Description

The features of the Century Vase are described in the brochure. The verso has background on the Gorham Company. The retail store is located in Union Square, New York and the factory in Providence, Rhode Island. The exhibit took place at the Centennial Exhibtion in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1876
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1932-06-14
Physical Description
1 brochure : illustrations ; 6 1/4 x 10 inches
Dimensions
6 1/4x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Anne F. Caryl, June 14, 1932.
GUSN
267789
Reference Code
EP001.12.012.006.003

Record details

Originator
Gorham Co. (Publisher)
Other Organizations
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Descriptive Terms
The Gorham Company
advertising
business (commercial function)
exhibitions (events)
fairs
silverware
world's fairs
Material Type
brochures
Places
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
New York City (New York state)
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Household: Silver and silverware

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