Colonial book of the Towle Mfg. Co., Towle Mfg. Company, silversmiths, Newburyport, Mass. and Chicago, Illinois

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1897

Location Note

Product catalogues: Household: Silver and silverware

GUSN

GUSN-267902

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Description

The cover has the word "Colonial" in green font. Text on the last page reads "This little book was designed and printed for the Towle Mf'g Company, silversmiths by Will Bradley at the Wayside Press Springfield, Mass." Text on the title page reads "Which is intended to delineate and describe some quaint and historic places in Newburyport and vicinity and show the origin and beauty of the colonial pattern of silverware." Images of the silverware pattern are shown with historic landmarks in the Newbury area. The pamphlets states some of the sites can be reached by electric cars. The back cover has a portrait of General James Wolfe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
silverware
tableware
silversmiths
travel
pamphlets

Physical Description

1 pamphlet, [16] pages ; illustrations ; 9 x 6 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.12.012.006.018

Image Dimensions

9 x 6 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Newburyport (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Newbury (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Springfield (Hampden County, Massachusetts)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Record Details

Originator

Towle Mfg. Company (Publisher)
Bradley, Will, 1868-1962 (Designer)
Wayside Press (Printer)

Material Type

pamphlets

Other People

Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

Subjects

Tourists

Descriptive Terms

Towle Mfg Company

Accruals Note

Included in the Pilgrims, Patriots, and Products exhibit.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Household: Silver and silverware