Advertisement for the Cathrell Printing Company

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2 images
Printed by
Cathrell Printing Company, American
Subject of
Cathrell, Walter B., American, 1884 - 1924
Cathrell, Sally J., 1893 - 1970
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 3 5/8 × 6 5/16 in. (9.2 × 16 cm)
Type
advertisements
Place printed
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1920
Description
A white advertising card for The Cathrell Printing Company. The card is bordered with a thin black line. On the left side is a small rectangle containing a black-and-white cut-out image of two (2) small girls. The children wear white rompers and stand on a small platform. The remainder of the card is black text in varying fonts, advertising the printing company. Along the top of the card is the company’s name, president, and secretary: [The Cathrell Printing Company. / W. B. Cathrell, President. / S. J. Cathrell, Secretary.]. Below the names is a small double line with graphic of a flower below. There are two (2) columns of text in the in the center of the card that read, [UP-TO-DATE / IN EVERY BRANCH] on the left, and [PHONE / LINDELL 3617-W] on the right. Below the column is additional text that reads, [WEDDING INVITATIONS & STATIONERY / A SPECIALITY. / 4118 Cook Ave. / St. Louis, Mo.]. The back of the card is blank.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Business
Communication
Families
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.91.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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