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Catalog Number 2000X.11.4
Object Name Card, Advertising
Title Bell Organ Advertising Card
Date Circa 1890
Year Range from 1885
Year Range to 1895
Description Advertising Card; Rectangular paper card with pink border. Inside the border is a woman in a pink Chinese dress, standing on a branch with green and red leaves and a large pink flower. There is an orange butterfly on the flower and a yellow butterfly in the background. The woman is holding a yellow fan, has a checkered belt around her waist. There are 4 little fans in her hair-two white, one yellow and one red. "BELL ORGANS. ARE THE BEST" is in block letters at the bottom. "BUFFORD" is in small print on the bottom right, "686" on the bottom left. On the back: "BELL ORGANS HAVE REACHED A STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE NOT APPROACHED By any Other Maker. BUY NO OTHER. W. BELL & CO., Guelph, Ont. BRANCHES: Hamilton and St. Thomas, Ont." in various styles of print.
People Bell, William
Search Terms Bell Piano and Organ Company Limited
Dimensions 4.52/2.95 in. - Length/Width