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1975

  • Work on this object began.

1999

  • We acquired this object.

2000

  • Work on this object ended.

2015

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Letterhead, Illinois Powder Manufacturing Company, late 20th century

This is a Letterhead. It was graphic design by Unknown. It is dated late 20th century and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is letterpress: black, red and gold ink on off white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Thomas F. O'Malley.

Its dimensions are

27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in. )

It has the following markings

Watermark: Strathmore Highway Bond / Rag Content USA

It is inscribed

Imprinted below Company name: INCORPORATED / 1907. Address in black below logo: 1752 PIERCE BUILDING / ST. LOUIS, MO.

Cite this object as

Letterhead, Illinois Powder Manufacturing Company, late 20th century; Graphic design by Unknown (American); USA; letterpress: black, red and gold ink on off white wove paper; 27.9 x 21.6 cm (11 x 8 1/2 in. ); Gift of Thomas F. O'Malley; 1999-59-12

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