Product catalogues

Description

As the industrial age generated an ever-expanding array of consumer goods, trade catalogues presented merchandise alluringly to potential customers. In the United States, catalogues were a practical solution to the problem of geographical distance between buyer and seller.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trade catalogs

Physical Description

ca. 548 items

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.12

Record Details

Material Type

trade catalogs

Description Level

Series

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

As the industrial age generated an ever-expanding array of consumer goods, trade catalogues presented merchandise alluringly to potential customers. In the United States, catalogues were a practical solution to the problem of geographical distance between buyer and seller.