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Honor Bilt modern homes, Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago and Philadelphia

EP001.12.002.005.005 (RS243318)

Description

The catalog is a line of prefabricated houses with floor plans, prices and interior sketches. There are advertisements for finishing items such as plumbing, bathroom outfits and roofing. The full-color cover illustration shows "The Lexington" home on a large green lawn in front of a glen. The cover also advertises the easy payment plan provided by Sears.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
ca.1928
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
Jan 1991
Physical Description
1 trade catalog, 116 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches
Dimensions
11 1/4x 8 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
269574
Reference Code
EP001.12.002.005.005

Record details

Originator
Sears, Roebuck and Company (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
dwellings
houses
prefabrication
Material Type
trade catalogs
Subjects
Prefabricated houses
Places
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Notes
Included in the Pilgrims, Patriots, and Products exhibit.
Location Note
Product catalogues: Architecture and architectural elements: General (2 of 3)

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