Century-old concern, business of Jones, McDuffee & Stratton Co., by John Connelly, Boston, Mass.

Description

The Company history is provided from its founding in 1810 with a floor by floor description of the merchandise carried in the store at Franklin and Hawley Streets. The development of the business under Otis Norcross, Jr., who became a Boston Mayor, is described. The cover title reads "A Century of Progress." Wedgwood tile calendars and plates, depicting Boston scenes, are listed on pages 46-52.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
pottery (object genre)
porcelain
glassware
mayors
books

Physical Description

2 books, 52 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.12.012.004.009

Image Dimensions

9 1/4 x 6 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Gordon Patterson, 1 July 1939,

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Connelly, John (Author)
Geo. H. Ellis Company (Printer)
Jones, McDuffee, & Stratton Co. (Publisher)

Material Type

books

Other People

Norcross, Otis, Sr., 1785-1827
Norcross, Otis, Jr., 1811-1882

Subjects

Franklin Street (Boston, Mass.)
Hawley Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Household: Pottery and china