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Beacon Hill Collection, inspired by the early designers & craftsmen of the eighteenth century who created & made furniture of lasting beauty in keeping with the graceful living of the times, 6th ed., Kaplan Furniture Company, 91 Albany Street, Cambridge, Mass.

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Title:
Beacon Hill Collection, inspired by the early designers & craftsmen of the eighteenth century who created & made furniture of lasting beauty in keeping with the graceful living of the times, 6th ed., Kaplan Furniture Company, 91 Albany Street, Cambridge, Mass.
Description:
Kaplan creates reproductions of furniture pieces from Beacon Hill homes. The end papers are a "Map of Beacon Hill, showing sites of historic houses and points of interest of the Georgian era." A section in the back of the catalog displays the furniture in the showrooms of the B. Altman department store in New York City and Barker Bros. in Los Angeles. The catalog has an index. The cover title reads "Beacon Hill collection as interpreted and made by the Kaplan Furniture Company at their cabinet shops in the shadow of Beacon Hill at ninety-one Albany Street in the town of Cambridge, Massachusetts."
Designer:
Sherrill, Edgar B.
Publisher:
Kaplan Furniture Company
Printer:
University Press (Cambridge, Mass.)
Date:
1940–1949
Format:
Ephemera
Genre:
trade catalogs
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
advertising
business (commercial function)
furniture
reproductions
Architectural photography
B. Altman & Co.
Barker Bros.
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Cambridge
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonBeacon Hill
Harrison Gray Otis House, First House (Boston, Mass.)
Extent:
1 trade catalog : black-and-white, 191 pages ; 10 3/4 x 8 inches
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Identifier:
283545
Call #:
EP001.12.009.002.077