Album B: Household furnishings, wringers, washers, freezers, hardware

Date

1840-1895

Location Note

Box 1

GUSN

GUSN-318527

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Description

The features of carpet sweepers, washing machines, wringers, ice cream freezers, refrigerators and cookware are described for customers. Short scenes and limericks advertise the various products. Card illustrations may have well-known persons of the day or racist content. A number of cards were produced for the World's Fair in Chicago in 1893. The businesses are New England based and from across the United States.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
appliances
refrigerators
freezers
washing machines
vacuum cleaners
ice-cream freezers
cookware
kitchenware
carpets
cleaning
food
presidents
women (female humans)
children (people by age group)
world's fairs
trade cards (advertising)
albums

Physical Description

174 trade cards, 60 leaves : color illustrations ; 9 x 13 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP003

Collection Name

Trade card albums collection

Reference Code

EP003.001

Image Dimensions

9 x 13 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous donor 2001.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
New York City (New York state)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
albums

Other Organizations

World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)

Subjects

Kitchen appliances
Sweeping and dusting
Wringers
Laundry
Cooking
Sweepers (Cleaning equipment)
Housekeeping
African Americans

Description Level

Series

Location Note

Box 1