Trade card for Fiske & Spaulding, artistic paper hangings, 117 Central and 14 Jackson Streets, Lowell, Mass., undated

Description

The business carries window shades, art materials and painters' supplies. The card has a scene of a bird and a frog on the edge of a pond with intricate floral patterns and insect motifs. The bird, which appears to be a kingfisher, holds a sketchbook under one wing and a palette with brushes under the other.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
wallpapers
shades (coverings)
windows
Arts and Crafts (movement)
artists' materials
trade cards (advertising)
ephemera
advertisements

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000609
AccessID 841
Other identifier HNEDID-000609

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 3 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.123.01.02.004

Date Notes

1870-1890

Image Dimensions

3 1/2 x 6 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.

Places

Lowell (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Fiske & Spalding (manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
ephemera
advertisements

Other People

Fiske, William Oscar, 1836-1886

Subjects

Central Street (Lowell, Mass.)
Jackson Street (Lowell, Mass.)
kingfishers

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Wallpaper (Greg Smart)