Trade card for Pure Refined Paraffine, as manufactured by the Standard Oil Company, New York, New York and Cleveland, Ohio, undated

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Box 2: Album B: Household Wringers, Washers, Freezers, Ironware

GUSN

GUSN-194917

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Description

This trade card promotes the household uses of Pure Paraffine, a product of the Standard Oil Company. Three women are engaged in different activities. In the left background, a woman uses the product in the course of washing, drying, and ironing clothes. In the left foreground, a woman cuts a bar of Paraffine into a pot of boiling water on a stove. In the right foreground, a woman pours the product into jars labeled jelly and peaches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
oil (organic material)
paraffin (wax)
kitchens
laundering
cookware
trade cards (advertising)
chromolithographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000128
AccessID 228
Other identifier HNEDID-000128

Physical Description

1 trade card

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.084.01.01.015

Date Notes

1880s-1900s

Places

New York City (New York state)
Cleveland (Cuyahoga county, Ohio)

Record Details

Originator

Standard Oil Company (manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
chromolithographs

Subjects

clothes dryers
jelly
pressing of garments
Pure Refined Parafinne paraffin (Brand name)
Canning and preserving

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Box 2: Album B: Household Wringers, Washers, Freezers, Ironware