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Printed by:
Cathrell Printing Company, American  Search this
Subject of:
Walter B. Cathrell, American, 1884 - 1924  Search this
Sally J. Cathrell, 1893 - 1970  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 11/16 × 6 5/16 in. (9.3 × 16 cm)
Type:
advertisements
Place printed:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1920
Description:
A white advertising card for The Cathrell Printing Company. The card is bordered with a thin black line. On the left side is a small rectangle containing a black-and-white cut-out image of two (2) small girls. The children wear white rompers and stand on a small platform. The remainder of the card is black text in varying fonts, advertising the printing company. Along the top of the card is the company’s name, president, and secretary: [The Cathrell Printing Company. / W. B. Cathrell, President. / S. J. Cathrell, Secretary.]. Below the names is a small double line with graphic of a flower below. There are two (2) columns of text in the in the center of the card that read, [UP-TO-DATE / IN EVERY BRANCH] on the left, and [PHONE / LINDELL 3617-W] on the right. Below the column is additional text that reads, [WEDDING INVITATIONS & STATIONERY / A SPECIALITY. / 4118 Cook Ave. / St. Louis, Mo.]. There are blue and black ink markings on the back of the card.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Communication  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.91.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.91.1