Elhide Hand Split British Columbia Red Cedar Shingles, The Elhide Company, roofing materials, Sixth and Bent Streets, Cambridge, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Location Note

Product catalogues: Building materials: Roofing and gutters

GUSN

GUSN-285801

You can find this within

Browse Collection

Description

The inside of the brochure has a loose blueprint reproduction for the boathouse of John Hay Whitney, Manhasset, Long Island. It was designed by LaFarge Warren & Clark, architects, New York City. The boathouse used the Elhide Shingles. There is a general letter describing the product. The verso shows two houses using the Elhide Shingles, a house in Exeter, Rhode Island and the Old Denison House in Mystic, Connecticut. Text on the brochure reads "A.I.A. Document No. 19-D-1."

Details

Array
(
    [0] => advertising
    [1] => business (commercial function)
    [2] => building materials
    [3] => roofs
    [4] => walls
    [5] => houses
    [6] => dwellings
    [7] => boathouses
    [8] => brochures
)

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
building materials
roofs
walls
houses
dwellings
boathouses
brochures

Physical Description

1 brochure : illustrations ; 11 x 8 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.12.006.012.014

Image Dimensions

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

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Manhasset (Nassau county, New York state)
Exeter (Washington county, Rhode Island)
Mystic (New London county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Originator

Elhide Company (Publisher)

Material Type

brochures

Other People

Whitney, John Hay

Other Organizations

LaFarge, Warren & Clark

Subjects

Shingles

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Building materials: Roofing and gutters