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Catalog Number 1993.30.1
Object Name Bookmark
Title Advertising Bookmark for Bell Pianos
Date Circa 1890
Year Range from 1885.0
Year Range to 1895.0
Description Bookmark advertising "Bell Piano". Multi-coloured printed rectangular shaped paper. Displays an illustration of a young girl in blue and white with a basket of flowers on her arm. She has short curly blonde hair and a large picture hat on her head which is pinned to one side. The edges are coloured with light and dark purple in a variegated display. Framing these colours are fancy etchings of flowers and curving lines. A small verse and the company name appear below the young girl. "An important page will be turned in your own history when you purchase a BELL PIANO. MADE IN GUELPH."
Search Terms Bell Piano and Organ Company Limited
Dimensions 15.25 x 5.0 cm. - L x W