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Beacon Hill Collection, inspired by the early designers & craftsmen of the eighteenth century who created & made furniture of lasting beauty in keeping with the graceful living of the times, 6th ed., Kaplan Furniture Company, 91 Albany Street, Cambridge, Mass.

EP001.12.009.002.077 (RS230759)

Description

Kaplan creates reproductions of furniture pieces from Beacon Hill homes. The end papers are a "Map of Beacon Hill, showing sites of historic houses and points of interest of the Georgian era." A section in the back of the catalog displays the furniture in the showrooms of the B. Altman department store in New York City and Barker Bros. in Los Angeles. The catalog has an index.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1940s
Physical Description
1 trade catalog : black-and-white, 191 pages ; 10 3/4 x 8 inches
Dimensions
10 3/4x 8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
283545
Reference Code
EP001.12.009.002.077

Record details

Originator
Kaplan Furniture Company (Publisher)
Sherrill, Edgar B. (Designer)
University Press (Cambridge, Mass.) (Printer)
Other Organizations
B. Altman & Co.
Barker Bros.
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
furniture
reproductions
Material Type
trade catalogs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Beacon Hill (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Furniture and furnishings: Furniture (1 of 3)

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