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Trade card, Rip Van Winkle Reclining Rocking Chair, P.C. Lewis Manufacturing Co., Catskill, New York

EP003.004.009 (RS276844)

Description

The chair can make 15 pieces of furniture and be placed in 200 positions. It was exhibited at the World's Columbian Exhibition in Chicago. The company will have a drawing each year to give away one of the chairs. The coupon is attached with instructions on the card verso.

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Details

Collection Name
Trade card albums collection
Collection Code
EP003
Dates
1893
Physical Description
1 trade card : color illustration ; 3 1/4 x 6 inches
Dimensions
3 1/4x 6(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
318670
Reference Code
EP003.004.009

Record details

Originator
J. Ottman Lithographic Co. (Printer)
Other Organizations
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
chairs (furniture forms)
fairs
furniture
world's fairs
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Van Winkle, Rip (Fictitious character)
Places
Catskill (Greene county, New York state)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

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