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Publisher:
Excelsior Publishing House  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 2, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Books
Caricatures
Lithographs
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1886
Scope and Contents:
Paperback book containing cartoons, jokes, anecdotes, and humorous poetry. 73 pages plus advertising material in the back. Cover image, a lithograph printed in color, shows a man with a moustache and top hat, apparently telling a joke to another man, who is laughing uproariously. Lithograph credited to "Johns & Co. Lith. Cleveland, O." (lower right). Note: although the title suggests that the jokes in the book are suitable for traveling salesmen to tell each other, the jokes are not necessarily about salesmen. Line cartoons are scattered throughout the text.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000904.tif (AC Scan No.)
Publication:
New York, N.Y., Excelsior Publishing House,, 1886
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Wit and humor  Search this
Sales personnel -- 19th century  Search this
Traveling sales personnel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Books -- 19th century
Caricatures
Lithographs -- 1880-1900
Cartoons (humorous images)
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Humor, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Humor
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Humor / Advertisements, Caricatures, Printed Matter / Collections of Stories and Jokes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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