Trade card for H.W. Johns Manufacturing Company, paints, colors, Chicago, Illinois, July 1893

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1893-07

GUSN

GUSN-242646

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Description

The trade card is for the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, July 1893. The front of the card is a color chart. The card verso lists the building locations of Johns Company exhibits in the fair. The company deals in roofing and building materials, steam packings, asbestos and fire-proof cements and coatings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
building materials
paint (coating)
asbestos
world's fairs
exhibitions (events)
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.015.01.03.015

Image Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Miss Fr. G. Stevenson.

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other Organizations

World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)

Description Level

Item