Trade card for Glenwood & Elmwood Ranges and Parlor Stoves, made by Weir Stove Co., Taunton, Mass., 1880-1890

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1880-1890

Location Note

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

GUSN

GUSN-190944

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Description

The illustration depicts an African American man removing kittens from an oven. The caption reads: "Uf de ole cat hab kittens in de ubben doant it make um biskit." The stoves are sold at Griswold, Richmond & Glock in Meriden, Connecticut.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Additional Identification Number

Project number HNE0096

Physical Description

2 trade cards : chromolithograph ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.006.03.07.001

Image Dimensions

3 1/2 x 5 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.

Places

Taunton (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Meriden (New Haven county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Originator

Weir Stove Company (Manufacturer)
Mayer, Merkle & Ottmann (Lithographer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Cooking
African Americans
Cats
kittens

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.