Trade card for the Fort Wayne improved Western Washer

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Box 1: Album B: Household Wringers, Washers, Freezers, Ironware

GUSN

GUSN-195078

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Description

This trade card promotes the improved Fort Wayne Western Washer, made by the Horton Manufacturing Co. of Fort Wayne, Indiana. The name, Calvert Lith. Co., a printing company in Detroit, Michigan, appears in the lower left corner. A woman in an apron demonstrates the washing machine for another woman while a child plays on the floor of a kitchen. The patent date is given as March 9, 1886.

Details

Descriptive Terms

kitchens
stoves (heating equipment)
washing machines
laundry baskets
cookware
trade cards (advertising)
chromolithographs
advertisements

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000250
AccessID 394
Other identifier HNEDID-000250

Physical Description

1 trade card

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.006.04.001

Date Notes

1886-1890s

Places

Detroit (Wayne county, Michigan)
Fort Wayne (Allen county, Indiana)

Record Details

Originator

Horton Mfg. Co. (manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
chromolithographs
advertisements

Other Organizations

Calvert Lithographing Co. (Detroit, Mich.)

Subjects

Fort Wayne Western washing machines

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Box 1: Album B: Household Wringers, Washers, Freezers, Ironware