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trade card, Geo. W. Wood Furniture & Carpet Co. Topeka, Kan.
  • United States
    Chicago Picture Card Co., printer
    active 1800s
  • trade card, Geo. W. Wood Furniture & Carpet Co. Topeka, Kan., 1884
  • Where object was made: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 77 x 128 mm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/16 x 5 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Long Ellis Gallery, 315, E1
  • 1928.7914
Description
Exhibitions

The card depicts a hallway with a checkered floor, two rugs, a stairway, a cushioned red couch, and red curtains. In the upper left corner of the card there is text on an unfurled scroll which reads “Compliments of Geo. W. Wood Furniture & Carpet Co. Topeka, Kan.” in all caps. Below the image in the bottom left corner is the text “Copyright 1884 Chicago Picture Card Co.” in all caps.