Trade card for Charles A. Burnham, artistic wall papers, 174 Main Street, Norwich, Conn., undated

Description

The image features three bands of intricate floral patterns. The card advertises that the company can furnish "brown, buff, and white blanks, satins, grounds, and gold papers, borders, and mouldings, window shades, fixtures, and trimmings. Any colorings to order." The company operated both wholesale and retail businesses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
wallpapers
shades (coverings)
windows
trade cards (advertising)
ephemera
advertisements

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000610
AccessID 842
Other identifier HNEDID-000610

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.123.01.02.005

Date Notes

1870-1890

Image Dimensions

8 1/2 x 3 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Greg Smart, October 2000.

Places

Norwich (New London county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Originator

Charles A. Burnham (Firm) (manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
ephemera
advertisements

Other People

Burnham, Charles A.

Subjects

Main Street (Norwich, Conn.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

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