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Object ID 002119

Object Name Jay P. McDermott Agency poster

Object Desc Printed poster for the Jay P. McDermott Agency. Has photographs of buildings in Fond du Lac, WI that the agency sold. Features the Fischer Theatre.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002098

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Reproductions


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location 3rd Floor Hallway South

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords advertising,print advertising,signs,posters,Fischer Theatre,Jay P. McDermott Agency,real estate,insurance,Fond du Lac Daily Reporter,newspapers,periodicals,reproductions,

Title Jay P. McDermott Agency poster

Description Frame black-and-white print for the Jay P. McDermott Agency. Wood frame, glass covering, cardboard back with duct tape. Poster has 15 photographs of different buildings with a banner graphic that has building name and who it sold to. Along top "Mc Dermott Real Estate Transaction". At top center is photograph of the Fischer Theatre and Hotel Retlaw which is featured. Just below center is box of text. Below that is circle "Jay P. / Mc dermott / Agency / Fond du Lac / Wis." Along bottom edge is text "Reproduced from the Fond du Lac Daily Reporter, November 25, 1925, Souvenir Issue of the opening of the Fischer Theatre"


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Height 23.75

Length 0

Width 18.5

Depth 0.75

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Material glass; wood; metal; paper


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Place of Origin

Maker Fond du Lac Daily Reporter/Berndt Printing Co.

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Image Caption CMY2098



Date MAY 9,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes Loose in frame use caution when handling. Accretions from dust on frame and glass. Frame is worn with scratches and chips in woodwork. Paper is rippled under glass. Crease by text "Fischer Theatre" at top center. Gray staining throughout piece. Tear at lower edge to left of lower right corner. On back duct tape is loose along top edge. Wire has sharp edges. Accretions from tape along edges. Surface wear.


Date MAY 9,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 9,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to 3rd Floor Hallway South from Hardware Store - automatic entry by admin