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

Item Information

Title:
Trade card, the Gem Freezer, American Machine Co., manufacturers of hardware specialties, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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.
Publisher:
American Machine Co.
Printer:
J. Ottman Lithographic Co.
Engraver:
Crosscup & West
Date:
1890
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Genre:
trade cards (advertising)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP003: Trade card albums collection
Subjects:
advertising
business (commercial function)
ice-cream freezers
appliances
children (people by age group)
girls
dolls
department stores
Kitchen appliances
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Avon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Desserts
Jordan Marsh Company
Rorer, S. T., 1849-1937
Places:
PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia (county)Philadelphia
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 trade card : illustrations (some color) ; 5 x 3 1/4 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Anonymous donor 2001.
Identifier:
320047
Call #:
EP003.001.013