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John Foot Scrapbook, circa 1810s-1870s 0.2 Linear Feet — 1 Item

John Foot, Esq., presumably of Westminster, England. Victorian scrapbook, roughly 100 pages, compiled by one John Foot, containing engravings, practice calligraphy, trade cards, announcements, tickets, early examples of color printing, and numerous other engraved or lithographed items originating in or around London, England from the 1810s to 1870s. Items of interest include a ticket to the coronation of Queen Victoria, lithographed advertisements for books, letterhead, book plates, sketches, and other ephemera.

Victorian era scrapbook, roughly 100 pages, compiled by one John Foot, containing engravings, practice calligraphy, trade cards, announcements, tickets, early examples of color printing, and numerous other engraved or lithographed items originating in or around London, England from the 1810s to 1870s. Items of interest include a ticket to the coronation of Queen Victoria, lithographed advertisements for books, letterhead, book plates, sketches, and other ephemera.

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Collection assembled by Lisa Unger Baskin containing printed ephemera, receipts, manuscripts, handbills, catalogs, decorative trade cards, prospectuses, circulars, political campaign materials, and other advertisements from the United Kingdom, Western Europe, and the United States. The bulk of the collection's materials advertise businesses or services offered by women, including millinery, fancy goods, hair work, tea, painting, teaching, music, bricklaying, gardening, dressmaking, apothecaries, and a clairvoyant. Also includes calling cards and bookplates with women's names, and assorted ephemera relating to women's pay, income, or work, including a pensioner's card for a firefighter's widow and a pamphlet about life insurance for women.

Collection assembled by Lisa Unger Baskin containing printed ephemera, receipts, manuscripts, handbills, catalogs, decorative trade cards, prospectuses, circulars, political campaign materials, and other advertisements from the United Kingdom, Western Europe, and the United States. The bulk of the collection's materials advertise businesses or services offered by women or for women, including millinery, fancy goods, hair work, tea, painting, teaching, music, bricklaying, gardening, dressmaking, apothecaries, and a clairvoyant. Also includes calling cards and bookplates with women's names, and assorted ephemera relating to women's pay, income, or work, including a penioner's card for a firefighter's widow and pamphlets about life insurance for women. Some receipts, contracts, and statistics record rates of pay or income for women employees, or rates charged by women proprietors. Contains some advertisements for health-related retreats or vacations; circulars seeking to hire saleswomen or other women into different occupations; and some lending library slips. Includes examples of some Lippincott seed catalogs from the early 1900s, art samples and calligraphy by women, and some materials related to domestic arts and homemaking, including advertisements for patterns, sewing, cooking, and landscaping or interior decoration. Some materials relate to women's courtesy and conduct in public spaces, or to their appearance and clothing.

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Collection consists of 12 metamorphic tobacco and cigarette cards. Most of the cards were printed by Donaldson Brothers of New York or Calvert Lithography of Detroit. Cards were produced by a number of American tobacco companies, including C.A. Jackson, E.H. Pogue, Duke, and W.T. Blackwell. Images on the cards include advertisements for the tobacco companies and local retailers; caricatures of politicians including Benjamin Butler, Bismarck, George Washington, Samuel Tilden, and U.S. Grant. Cards also feature jingles and poems along with depictions of racial and ethnic stereotypes. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection consists of 12 metamorphic tobacco and cigarette cards. Most of the cards were printed by Donaldson Brothers of New York or Calvert Lithography of Detroit. Cards were produced by a number of American tobacco companies, including C.A. Jackson, E.H. Pogue, Duke, and W.T. Blackwell. Images on the cards include advertisements for the tobacco companies and local retailers; caricatures of politicians including Benjamin Butler, Bismarck, George Washington, Samuel Tilden, and U.S. Grant. Cards also feature jingles and poems along with depictions of racial and ethnic stereotypes.

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The Southern Sweet Gum Company was a chewing gum manufacturer in Greensboro (Guilford Co.), N.C. Collection comprises 8 full-color advertising trade cards (approx. 4x6 in.), featuring authors and composers, produced as a purchasing incentive for the chewing gum. Included are cards for Burns, Byron, Dickens, Goethe, Longfellow, Mozart, Schiller, and Tennyson. Missing from the collection are Wagner, Beethoven, and Liszt. The cards are undated, but there is documentation for the company's location in Greensboro between 1898 and 1903.

Collection comprises 8 full-color advertising trade cards (approx. 4x6 in.), featuring authors and composers, produced as a purchasing incentive for the chewing gum. Included are cards for Burns, Byron, Dickens, Goethe, Longfellow, Mozart, Schiller, and Tennyson. Missing from the collection are Wagner, Beethoven, and Liszt. The cards are undated, but there is documentation for the company's location in Greensboro between 1898 and 1903.