Trade card for Spicers & Peckham's new Model Grand Portable Range, Spicers & Peckham, Providence, Rhode Island, ca. 1885

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

ca. 1885

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Stoves and Stove Polishes. Original location is unverified.

GUSN

GUSN-189491

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Description

The stove features are described on the card verso. The image depicts an African American man serving Uncle Sam a meal. The product is sold by agents Bartlett & Ellis, Milford, Massachusetts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
appliances
stoves (heating equipment)
trade cards (advertising)

Additional Identification Number

Project number HNE0008

Physical Description

2 trade cards : chromolithograph ; 4 x 6 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.006.03.07.003

Image Dimensions

4 x 6 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Milford (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Spicers & Peckham (Manufacturer)
Mayer, Merkle & Ottmann (Lithographer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Cooking
African Americans
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)

Accruals Note

Included in the Boston African Americana Project.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Library and Archives: Advertisements: Trade Cards: Stoves and Stove Polishes. Original location is unverified.