Honor Bilt modern homes, Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago and Philadelphia

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

ca.1928

Location Note

Product catalogues: Architecture and architectural elements: General (2 of 3)

GUSN

GUSN-269574

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Description

The catalog is a line of prefabricated houses with floor plans, prices and interior sketches. There are advertisements for finishing items such as plumbing, bathroom outfits and roofing. The full-color cover illustration shows "The Lexington" home on a large green lawn in front of a glen. The cover also advertises the easy payment plan provided by Sears.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
houses
dwellings
prefabrication
trade catalogs

Physical Description

1 trade catalog, 116 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Date of Acquisition

Jan 1991

Reference Code

EP001.12.002.005.005

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

11 1/4 x 8 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Record Details

Originator

Sears, Roebuck and Company (Publisher)

Material Type

trade catalogs

Subjects

Prefabricated houses

Accruals Note

Included in the Pilgrims, Patriots, and Products exhibit.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Architecture and architectural elements: General (2 of 3)