First advertisement, 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-266409

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Description

A reproduction of Crane's first advertisement, dated February 8, 1801, is shown with a description. The item promotes the Company's business writing paper. 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)
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

1925-11-9

Reference Code

EP001.12.005.001.015

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

Descriptive Terms

Crane & Co.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Books and printing: Printing and printed matter