Furniture makers' photographic sales catalogue

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

ca. 1870

Location Note

photo albums 252-259

GUSN

GUSN-246494

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Description

A small furniture makers' photographic sales catalogue from Templeton, Massachusetts, possibly form Bourne & Brooks ca. 1870. Album holds 10 mounted 7 1/2 x 9 inch black and white photographs of chamber ( bedroom) furniture sets. The carved furniture includes a bed frame, vanity, vanity chair, rocking chair, a side table, dresser and a commode. Photos are mounted and bound in a small black tied album. Also included are two trade cards for furniture maker Kilner & Bourne, Templeton, MA, no date, a billhead for Bourne & Brooks furniture, Templeton, MA ca. 1870 and 2 copies of a price list for the furniture company Bourn, Hadley & Co., Templeton, MA, no date. Excellent quality of photographs representing a New England furniture manufacturer.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bed furniture (linens)
furniture
advertising
business (commercial function)
sales catalogs
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
trade catalogs

Additional Identification Number

album number 252

Physical Description

1 photographic sales catalogue ; 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches

Collection Code

PC009

Collection Name

Photograph albums collection

Date of Acquisition

1994

Reference Code

PC009.252

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Image Dimensions

8 1/4 x 10 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Templeton (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Probably Bourn, Hadley and Company (Templeton, Mass.) (Furniture maker)

Material Type

sales catalogs
black-and-white photographs
photograph albums
trade catalogs

Other Organizations

Kilner & Bourn (Templeton, Mass)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

photo albums 252-259