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Catalog Number 2000X.11.5
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 triple lined, white and blue border. Inside the border is a circle, with a white border, at the top. Inside the circle is a rural scene: a tree with brown leaves in the left foreground, grass behind; on the right is a house and some trees and grass. Outside the circle, on the left, is a bunch of flowers, white with pink centres, circular shaped, with green leaves. On the right is "BELL ORGANS ARE THE BEST." Printed in gold, slanted diagonally upward. "A signature, possibly "GB" is in the bottom right corner. On the reverse, printed in black in various styles of type: "FRESH DESIGNS AND EXCELLENT WORKMANSHIP HAS PLACED THE BELL ORGAN Ahead of all Others. W. BELL & CO., GUELPH, ONT."
People Bell, William
Search Terms Bell Piano and Organ Company Limited
Dimensions 4.01/3.14 in. - Length/Width