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[Mt. Washington Glass Works advertisement.] [Advertising card, ca. 1876.]

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Advertiser:
Mt. Washington Glass Works (New Bedford, Mass.)
Subject:
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Physical description:
Ink on paper (card stock), lithograph
1 item, 3-3/8" x 5-1/4" (8.6 x 13.3 cm.)
Type:
Advertising cards
Trade cards
Lithographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1876
ca 1876
19th century
Notes:
In "World Expositions" series, Box 1, 1876 card folder.
Summary:
Black-and-white illustration shows two cherubs or putti, one blowing glass, the other working nearby under a curtain, with glass lamps and objects displayed on a table at left. Considerable advertising text on card in several blocks: "...manufacturers of blown[,] pressed & cut glass ware", etc. Sales room at 20 College Place, N.Y. Fading stamp on verso indicates that the company was an exhibitor at the Centennial exhibition: "CENTENNIAL SPACES, / 51 NAVE CENTRE OF MAIN BUILDING, / Also Crystal Fountain. / T 45 SOUTH AVENUE, MAIN BUILDING".
Cite as:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1790-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Exhibitions
Glassware
Glass manufacture
Glass blowing and working
Angels
Putti
Local number:
(Scan file no.)
AC0060-00001069.tif (AC Scan No.)
See more items in:
World Expositions series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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