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Colonial book of the Towle Mfg. Co., Towle Mfg. Company, silversmiths, Newburyport, Mass. and Chicago, Illinois

EP001.12.012.006.018 (RS243191)

Description

The cover has the word "Colonial" in green font. Text on the last page reads "This little book was designed and printed for the Towle Mf'g Company, silversmiths by Will Bradley at the Wayside Press Springfield, Mass." Text on the title page reads "Which is intended to delineate and describe some quaint and historic places in Newburyport and vicinity and show the origin and beauty of the colonial pattern of silverware." Images of the silverware pattern are shown with historic landmarks in the Newbury area. The pamphlets states some of the sites can be reached by electric cars. The back cover has a portrait of General James Wolfe.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1897
Physical Description
1 pamphlet, [16] pages ; illustrations ; 9 x 6 inches
Dimensions
9x 6(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
267902
Reference Code
EP001.12.012.006.018

Record details

Originator
Bradley, Will, 1868-1962 (Designer)
Towle Mfg. Company (Publisher)
Wayside Press (Printer)
Other People
Wolfe, James, 1727-1759
Descriptive Terms
Towle Mfg Company
advertising
business (commercial function)
silversmiths
silverware
tableware
travel
Material Type
pamphlets
Subjects
Tourists
Places
Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Springfield (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Notes
Included in the Pilgrims, Patriots, and Products exhibit.
Location Note
Product catalogues: Household: Silver and silverware

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