Sample book of wall paper, 1905 patterns, Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, Illinois

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1905

Location Note

Product catalogues: Interior decoration and finishes: Wallpaper (2 of 2)

GUSN

GUSN-313666

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Description

Instructions for making paste, trimming and hanging wallpaper are included. Sears states that its wall paper products and factory are not in the wall paper trust. The inside of the back cover has a description and price list for ingrain wall paper. The front cover has four swans against a blue background. The back cover has an illustration of the Sears building in Chicago with horse-drawn vehicles and one automobile in the street.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
wallpapers
wall coverings
interior decoration
sample books
trade catalogs

Physical Description

1 sample book : illustrations, color samples ; 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.12.013.007.031

Image Dimensions

5 1/4 x 7 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Record Details

Originator

Sears, Roebuck and Company (Publisher)

Material Type

sample books
trade catalogs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Interior decoration and finishes: Wallpaper (2 of 2)