Travelers calendar, published by The Travelers, Hartford, Connecticut, 1936

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1936

GUSN

GUSN-273777

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Description

The calendar has 12 Currier & Ives lithographs: 1) The road-winter (1853) 2) Canadian voyageurs 3) Gold mining in California (1871) 4) Brook trout fishing (1862) 5) The Rocky Mountains (1866) 6) The American national game of baseball 7) Clipper ship "Nightingale" (1854) 8) The "Lighning Express" trains (1863) 9) A midnight race on the Mississippi 10) The great fire at Chicago 11) Home to Thanksgiving (1867) 12) Central Park, winter (1862).

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
insurance
lithographs
baseball (field sport)
mining
fishing
clipper ships
trains (vehicle groupings)
steamboats
transportation
calendars

Physical Description

1 calendar ; 22 x 16 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.13.06.002

Image Dimensions

22 x 16 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Lorna Condon, 14 May 2007.

Places

Hartford (Hartford county, Connecticut)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Originator

Travelers Insurance Companies (Publisher)

Material Type

calendars

Other People

Knirsch, Otto
Tait, Arthur Fitzwilliam, 1819-1905
Parsons, Charles, 1821-1910
Palmer, F. (Fanny), 1812-1876
Buttersworth, James Edward, 1817-1894
Manning, H. D.
Durrie, George Henry, 1820-1863
Schutler, John

Other Organizations

Currier & Ives

Subjects

Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871

Description Level

Item