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Trade card, Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati, salesroom, 1 West Street, Boston, Mass.

EP003.002.005 (RS276684)

Description

The shop carries fine decorated ware for holiday and wedding gifts. A fox walks on a tightrope in one of the drawings. In the other drawing a bird hovers above the smoke coming from a kiln. An 1885 calendar is on the item verso. The business was founded by Ohio philanthropist Maria Longworth Storer.

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Details

Collection Name
Trade card albums collection
Collection Code
EP003
Dates
1885
Physical Description
1 trade card : illustrations ; 4 x 5 inches
Dimensions
4x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Anonymous donor 2001.
GUSN
319786
Reference Code
EP003.002.005

Record details

Originator
Rookwood Pottery (Firm) (Publisher)
Other People
Storer, Maria Longworth, 1849-1932
Descriptive Terms
advertising
art pottery
business (commercial function)
philanthropists
tableware
women (female humans)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
West Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Cincinnati (Hamilton county, Ohio)

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