Decal for "A John Alden Store," The Meyercord Co., Chicago, Illinois, undated

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-191979

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Description

The decal for "A John Alden Store" features Priscilla Alden, John Alden's wife, spinning flax on a wheel. Printed in three colors, the decal is in the shape of a medallion with a banner beneath it. John Alden Stores sold groceries. The item verso has directions for applying the decal to a window. The decal was manufactured by The Meyercord Co., Chicago, Illinois.

Details

Descriptive Terms

labels (identifying artifacts)
Pilgrim (style)
spinning wheels
flax (fiber)
grocery stores
food
women (female humans)
decals

Physical Description

1 decal : color illustration ; 10 x 11 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.046.04.01.052

Image Dimensions

10 x 11 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Cheek, December 2000.

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Record Details

Material Type

decals

Other People

Alden, Priscilla
Alden, John, 1599-1687

Other Organizations

John Alden

Subjects

Pilgrims (New Plymouth Colony)

Description Level

Item