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Catalog Number 2000X.11.2
Object Name Card, Advertising
Title Bell Organ Advertising Card
Date Circa 1887
Year Range from 1882.0
Year Range to 1892.0
Description Advertising card. Rectangular paper card with white border. Inside the border is a sailboat, with its sails down, with a red flag at the top of the main mast. "THE BELL ORGAN" is printed diagonally at the top, slanting up from the left side. THere is a leaf design on either side of "THE" The boat's reflection is visible in at the bottom. In the bottom left corner is a bit of beach, in the bottom right is a signature, possibly "GB". On the back of the card, brown paper is glued, hiding much of the printing on the top. "Than any Other Make" "Years of Experience" "W. BELL & CO., Guelph Ontario." is printed in the centre and at the bottom.
People Bell, William
Search Terms Bell Piano and Organ Company Limited
Subjects ADVERTISEMENT
COMMERCIAL
SCENES - RIVERS/LAKES/OCEANS
MUSIC - INSTRUMENTS
Dimensions 4.52/2.95 in. - Length/Width