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Illustrated catalogue of Boston copper weather vanes, iron cresting, finials, lightning rods, manufactured by Harris & Co., 54 Bromfield Street, Boston, Mass.

EP001.12.002.007.008 (RS230813)

Description

Text on the inside of the back cover reads "1879 Harris & Co. Catalog. Reprinted for the 1988 Loan Show 'Courting the Winds,' Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Antiques Show." The business was located at 111 Kingston Street in Boston. Harris received a bronze medal for its Electric Wind Indicator at the 1878 Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association Exhibition.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1988
Physical Description
1 trade catalog, 60 pages : illustrations ; 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches
Dimensions
4 1/2x 5 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
284081
Reference Code
EP001.12.002.007.008

Record details

Originator
Harris & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Publisher)
Other Organizations
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
copperwork
metalwork
weathervanes
Material Type
trade catalogs
Subjects
Bromfield Street (Boston, Mass.)
Kingston Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Architecture and architectural elements: Metalwork

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