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Catalog Number 2000X.11.6
Object Name Card, Advertising
Title Bell Organ Advertising Card
Date circa 1887
Year Range from 1895.0
Year Range to 1895.0
Description Rectangular cardon the front is a b/w sketch of the Bell Organ Factories. "W. BELL & CO." is slanted across the top left, "GUELPH, CAN." is slanted across the top right. "ORGAN" is slanted on the mid-left, and "MANUFACTURERS" across the mid-right. "VIEW OF THE BELL ORGAN FACTORIES" is printed beneath the sketch. "W. BELL. W.J. BELL. A.W. ALEXANDER. HERBERT E. FOX" are printed in script in the bottom left and right corners. "OVER." appears in small print on the bottom right. The reverse of the card is black, with a green and orange maple leaf in the centre. An oval shape is in the centre of the leaf, with a scene of a steamship going over some rapids. She has two smoke stacks, and a red flag at the back. "RUNNING THE RAPIDS" appears beneath the picture. In an oval at the bottom right appears "W. BELL & CO MANUFACTURERS OF THE GENUINE BELL ORGAN GUELPH, CANADA."
Illustrations: Sketches, B/W/Illustrations, Colour
Search Terms Bell Piano and Organ Company Limited
Subjects ARCHITECTURE
INDUSTRY & TRADE
SCENES - RIVERS/LAKES/OCEANS
TRANSPORTATION - WATER (BOAT/CANOE)
Dimensions 5.43/3.22 - Length/Width