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Sample book of wall paper, 1905 patterns, Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, Illinois

EP001.12.013.007.031 (RS240121)

Description

Instructions for making paste, trimming and hanging wallpaper are included. Sears states that its wall paper products and factory are not in the wall paper trust. The inside of the back cover has a description and price list for ingrain wall paper. The front cover has four swans against a blue background. The back cover has an illustration of the Sears building in Chicago with horse-drawn vehicles and one automobile in the street.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1905
Physical Description
1 sample book : illustrations, color samples ; 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches
Dimensions
5 1/4x 7 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
313666
Reference Code
EP001.12.013.007.031

Record details

Originator
Sears, Roebuck and Company (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
interior decoration
wall coverings
wallpapers
Material Type
sample books
trade catalogs
Places
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Interior decoration and finishes: Wallpaper (2 of 2)

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