Burr-Hamilton duel 1804, Crane's Business Papers, Crane & Co., Dalton, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

undated

Location Note

Product catalogues: Books and printing: Printing and printed matter

GUSN

GUSN-266404

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Description

The image caption states that Aaron Burr wrote his challenge to Alexander Hamilton on a piece of paper. At the time of the duel the Crane Mill was three years old. The designs are done by René Clarke and the typography by Frederick W. Goudy.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
printing (process)
paper (fiber product)
duels
statesmen
samples
promotional materials

Physical Description

1 sample : color illustrations ; 11 x 8 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Date of Acquisition

1925-11-7

Reference Code

EP001.12.005.001.011

Image Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Crane & Co., 7 November 1925.

Places

Dalton (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Crane and Company (Publisher)
Clarke, René (Designer)
Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947 (Typographer)

Material Type

samples
promotional materials

Other People

Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

Descriptive Terms

Crane & Co.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Books and printing: Printing and printed matter