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Trade card, Rip Van Winkle Reclining Rocking Chair, P.C. Lewis Manufacturing Co., Catskill, New York

Item Information

Title:
Trade card, Rip Van Winkle Reclining Rocking Chair, P.C. Lewis Manufacturing Co., Catskill, New York
Description:
The chair can make 15 pieces of furniture and be placed in 200 positions. It was exhibited at the World's Columbian Exhibition in Chicago. The company will have a drawing each year to give away one of the chairs. The coupon is attached with instructions on the card verso.
Printer:
J. Ottman Lithographic Co.
Date:
1893
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Genre:
trade cards (advertising)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP003: Trade card albums collection
Subjects:
advertising
business (commercial function)
furniture
chairs (furniture forms)
fairs
world's fairs
Van Winkle, Rip (Fictitious character)
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Places:
New YorkGreene (county)Catskill
IllinoisCook (county)Chicago
Extent:
1 trade card : color illustration ; 3 1/4 x 6 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Identifier:
318670
Call #:
EP003.004.009