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Trade card, the Gem Freezer, American Machine Co., manufacturers of hardware specialties, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

EP003.001.013 (RS276660)

Description

The product is described on the card verso with prices for various sizes. Every freezer includes a copy of Mrs. S.T. Rorer's new book "Dainty Dishes" which has directions for making 120 different ice creams, water ices, sherbets, frozen fruits and puddings. The item is carried by Jordan Marsh & Company in the Home Furnishing Department in Boston. The store offers the Crown Ice Chipper to use with the freezer. A young girl is feeding ice cream to her doll in the card image.

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Details

Collection Name
Trade card albums collection
Collection Code
EP003
Dates
1890
Physical Description
1 trade card : illustrations (some color) ; 5 x 3 1/4 inches
Dimensions
5x 3 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Anonymous donor 2001.
GUSN
320047
Reference Code
EP003.001.013

Record details

Originator
American Machine Co. (Publisher)
Crosscup & West (Engraver)
J. Ottman Lithographic Co. (Printer)
Other People
Rorer, S. T., 1849-1937
Other Organizations
Jordan Marsh Company
Descriptive Terms
advertising
appliances
business (commercial function)
children (people by age group)
department stores
dolls
girls
ice-cream freezers
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Avon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Desserts
Kitchen appliances
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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