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Iron manufacturers advertisement

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS764f

Scope and Content

This collection contains an advertisement from four Philadelphia iron manufacturers, E. W. Shippen; R. F. & G. R. Bancroft; Reeder & Croff; and M. Lachenmaier. The advertisement was originally in Colton's Atlas of the World, 1856. A variety of ornamental wrought iron structures are depicted such as fences, railings, gates, as well as a fountain and garden sculpture. E. W. Shippen's advertisement includes notice of the Premium Silver Medal awarded by the Metropolitan Mechanics' Institute in 1855. Of special interest are mention of products such as spittoons, hitching posts, and wash stands.

Dates

  • 1856

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Extent

1 folder(s) (one oversize folder)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 1999

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2017.
Title
Iron manufacturers advertisement
Author
Jennie Oldfield
Date
April 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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