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Handbill, Shaker and new Tariff Ranges, Taunton Iron Works Co., Taunton, Mass.

EP003.003.010 (RS276791)

Description

Reasons for purchasing the ranges are listed on the item verso. In the image Greely and his party look on as an Inuit greets them. A dead polar bear is on the ground. In the center of the image is a stove. A dog sled and Greely's ship are in the background. The illustration caption reads "Lieut. Greeley arrives at the North Pole."

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Details

Collection Name
Trade card albums collection
Collection Code
EP003
Physical Description
1 handbill : color illustration ; 6 x 10 inches
Dimensions
6x 10(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Anonymous donor 2002.
GUSN
319083
Reference Code
EP003.003.010

Record details

Originator
George H. Walker & Co. (Lithographer)
Other People
Greely, A. W. (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935
Other Organizations
Lady Franklin Bay Expedition (1881-1884)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
appliances
business (commercial function)
expeditions
explorers
stoves (heating equipment)
Material Type
handbills
Subjects
Arctic regions
Bears
Discoveries in geography
Inuit
Kitchen appliances
Polar Bear
Places
Taunton (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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