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Trade card for Glenwood & Elmwood Ranges and Parlor Stoves, made by Weir Stove Co., Taunton, Mass., 1880-1890

Item Information

Title:
Trade card for Glenwood & Elmwood Ranges and Parlor Stoves, made by Weir Stove Co., Taunton, Mass., 1880-1890
Description:
The illustration depicts an African American man removing kittens from an oven. The caption reads: "Uf de ole cat hab kittens in de ubben doant it make um biskit." The stoves are sold at Griswold, Richmond & Glock in Meriden, Connecticut.
Manufacturer:
Weir Stove Company
Lithographer:
Mayer, Merkle & Ottmann
Date:
1880–1890
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Ephemera
Genre:
trade cards (advertising)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
advertising
business (commercial function)
appliances
stoves (heating equipment)
Cooking
African Americans
Cats
kittens
Places:
MassachusettsBristol (county)Taunton
ConnecticutNew Haven (county)Meriden
Extent:
2 trade cards : chromolithograph ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
Identifier:
190944
Call #:
EP001.01.006.03.07.001