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Album B: Household furnishings, wringers, washers, freezers, hardware

Description

The features of carpet sweepers, washing machines, wringers, ice cream freezers, refrigerators and cookware are described for customers. Short scenes and limericks advertise the various products. Card illustrations may have well-known persons of the day or racist content. A number of cards were produced for the World's Fair in Chicago in 1893. The businesses are New England based and from across the United States.

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Details

Collection Name
Trade card albums collection
Collection Code
EP003
Dates
1840-1895
Physical Description
174 trade cards, 60 leaves : color illustrations ; 9 x 13 1/4 inches
Dimensions
9x 13 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Series
Credit Line
Anonymous donor 2001.
GUSN
318527
Reference Code
EP003.001

Record details

Other Organizations
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
appliances
business (commercial function)
carpets
children (people by age group)
cleaning
cookware
food
freezers
ice-cream freezers
kitchenware
presidents
refrigerators
vacuum cleaners
washing machines
women (female humans)
world's fairs
Material Type
albums
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
African Americans
Cooking
Housekeeping
Kitchen appliances
Laundry
Sweepers (Cleaning equipment)
Sweeping and dusting
Wringers
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
New York City (New York state)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Location Note
Box 1

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