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Uncle Sam Supplying the World with / Berry Brothers' Architectural / Finishes. [Trade card]

view Uncle Sam Supplying the World with / Berry Brothers' Architectural / Finishes. [Trade card] digital asset number 1
Advertiser:
Berry Brothers, Ltd. (Detroit, Mich.)
Subject:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Chinese
English
African Americans
Scottish
Dutch
Russians
Type:
Trade cards
Place:
Detroit (Mich.)
Date:
1890
1910
19th century
Summary:
Uncle Sam at left giving John Bull some varnish. Other nationalities in background: Holland walking away at right with can of varnish. Back text lists four kinds of varnish for sale. Possibly made for or distributed at at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, although there is no evidence of this connection on the card.
Topic:
Advertising
Paint
Varnish and varnishing
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art
John Bull (Symbolic character)
Globalism
Local number:
AC0060-0000166 (AC Scan No.)
AC0060-0000167 (AC Scan No.)
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