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.
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