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Wallpaper Sample Book

2001.281.702 (RS209862)

Description

Trade catalog or sample book titled "Plain Ground Wallpapers" manufactured by Katzenbach and Warren. Catalog is a small fandeck with beige cardboard covers and is secured by a single metal brad. Catalog contains 72 samples of plain ground wallpaper (pattern # 30 PG) in different colorways and one sample of white stain resistant wallpaper (pattern # 35 PG).

Details

Maker
Katzenbach and Warren (Manufacturer)
Date
1960-1970
Inscriptions
"Office Copy / Arranged in / numerical order . . ." (Handwritten on front cover. Additional handwritten notation on cover that do not appear to be related to object ("Paper towels, thumb tacks").)
"Plain Ground / Wallpapers / Katzenbach and Warren / PG 6 / $1.50" (Printed on front and back covers.)
"Plain Ground Wallpapers / All plain papers in this booklet are stock items, ..." (Pritned on first page of book. Paragraph provides general description of papers)
"Net / 629 XG 468 / $3.90 per roll" (Printed on reverse of first sample. All samples bear a similar inscription.)
Location of origin
New York, NY, United States
Material
metal
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Catalog, Trade
metal
paper (fiber product)
sample books
wallpapers
People and organizations
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.281.702
Credit Line
Gift of Bernard Scott
GUSN
288494
Related Items
Notes Another copy in archives -- GUSN 268142.

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