Trade card, Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati, salesroom, 1 West Street, Boston, Mass.

Date

1885

GUSN

GUSN-319786

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Description

The shop carries fine decorated ware for holiday and wedding gifts. A fox walks on a tightrope in one of the drawings. In the other drawing a bird hovers above the smoke coming from a kiln. An 1885 calendar is on the item verso. The business was founded by Ohio philanthropist Maria Longworth Storer.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
art pottery
tableware
philanthropists
women (female humans)
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card : illustrations ; 4 x 5 inches

Collection Code

EP003

Collection Name

Trade card albums collection

Reference Code

EP003.002.005

Image Dimensions

4 x 5 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous donor 2001.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Cincinnati (Hamilton county, Ohio)

Record Details

Originator

Rookwood Pottery (Firm) (Publisher)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other People

Storer, Maria Longworth, 1849-1932

Subjects

West Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item