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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1980

  • We acquired this object.

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Advertisement for "Hulbert & Parker, Fashionable Footware" Matchsafe

This is a matchsafe. It was manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company. It is dated 1900–10 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is plated metal, printed celluloid. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Carol B. Brener and Stephen W. Brener. It is credited Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener.

  • Pair Of Slippers (USA)
  • label: leather sole and upper, linen lining, silk bows .
  • Gift of Mrs. Robert P. Brown.
  • 1960-81-18-a,b
  • Poster, UNIC
  • lithograph on paper.
  • Gift of Merrill C. Berman in honor of Caitlin Condell.
  • 2016-12-1

Its dimensions are

6.8 x 3.8 x 1 cm (2 11/16 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in. )

It has the following markings

"The Whitehead & Hoag Co., Newark, N.J." printed on cover (see description.)

It is inscribed

"Stacy Adams & Co. Makers of men's fine shoes. $5.00 & $6.00" Back: "Hulbert & Parker. Dealers in fashionable footwear. 121 Sixth Street. Pittsburgh, Pa." Right: "none but the west."

Cite this object as

Advertisement for "Hulbert & Parker, Fashionable Footware" Matchsafe; Manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company (United States); USA; plated metal, printed celluloid; 6.8 x 3.8 x 1 cm (2 11/16 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in. ); Gift of Stephen W. Brener and Carol B. Brener; 1980-14-785

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