Trade card, the Gem Freezer, American Machine Co., manufacturers of hardware specialties, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-320047

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Description

The product is described on the card verso with prices for various sizes. Every freezer includes a copy of Mrs. S.T. Rorer's new book "Dainty Dishes" which has directions for making 120 different ice creams, water ices, sherbets, frozen fruits and puddings. The item is carried by Jordan Marsh & Company in the Home Furnishing Department in Boston. The store offers the Crown Ice Chipper to use with the freezer. A young girl is feeding ice cream to her doll in the card image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
ice-cream freezers
appliances
children (people by age group)
girls
dolls
department stores
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card : illustrations (some color) ; 5 x 3 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP003

Collection Name

Trade card albums collection

Reference Code

EP003.001.013

Image Dimensions

5 x 3 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous donor 2001.

Places

Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

American Machine Co. (Publisher)
J. Ottman Lithographic Co. (Printer)
Crosscup & West (Engraver)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other People

Rorer, S. T., 1849-1937

Other Organizations

Jordan Marsh Company

Subjects

Kitchen appliances
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Avon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Desserts

Description Level

Item