Currency of slavery, 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-266405

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Description

The text states that Confederate paper money was printed on Crane's Bank Note paper. The inside illustration is of a slave transaction in 1850. The paper mill at Dalton was created by Zenas Crane and his associates. The item verso has a list of companies that distribute Crane's Business Papers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
printing (process)
paper (fiber product)
slavery
paper money
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

EP001.12.005.001.012

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)
Rusling Wood, Litho. (Lithographer)
Marchbanks Press (Typographer)

Material Type

samples
promotional materials

Subjects

Confederate States of America

Descriptive Terms

Crane & Co.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Books and printing: Printing and printed matter