Illustrated catalogue of Boston copper weather vanes, iron cresting, finials, lightning rods, manufactured by Harris & Co., 54 Bromfield Street, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1988

Location Note

Product catalogues: Architecture and architectural elements: Metalwork

GUSN

GUSN-284081

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Description

Text on the inside of the back cover reads "1879 Harris & Co. Catalog. Reprinted for the 1988 Loan Show 'Courting the Winds,' Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Antiques Show." The business was located at 111 Kingston Street in Boston. Harris received a bronze medal for its Electric Wind Indicator at the 1878 Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association Exhibition.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
metalwork
copperwork
weathervanes
trade catalogs

Physical Description

1 trade catalog, 60 pages : illustrations ; 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.12.002.007.008

Image Dimensions

4 1/2 x 5 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Harris & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Publisher)

Material Type

trade catalogs

Other Organizations

Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association

Subjects

Bromfield Street (Boston, Mass.)
Kingston Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Architecture and architectural elements: Metalwork