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Object ID 002414

Object Name LaFrance Bluing advertisement

Object Desc Cardboard sign for La France Bluing. Color paper lithograph attached to cardboard core. Photographic image of Cecile Aubry at left and image of product at lower left corner.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002139

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 7

Object Date 1950

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords advertising,merchandise displays,La France Bluing,laundry,signs,cleaning,Black Rose,Aubry, Cecile,lithographs,promotional items,

Title LaFrance Bluing advertisement

Description Cardboard sign with paper attached to front. Color lithograph with die cut accents. At top is text "Sensational! / Black Rose Pin" Photographic image of Cecile Aubry at left. White rectangular shape at right with text "Here's Your / Black Rose / Pin / Featured By Cecile Aubry" with image of pin below and more text about move. At lower left corner is image of product box. Next to it along bottom 1/3 is text "Get Yours Now! / 1 La France / Box Top / and 25 c" Arrow shape below with text "Coupon-Take One" At lower right corner is cut out shape for coupons. Back of sign has cardboard piece attached for an easel leg.


Approx Collection Date

Height 17

Length 0

Width 13

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0

Material paper


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Place of Origin

Maker La France

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Image Caption CMY2139



Date JUN 5,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes At upper left corner the paper is loose from cardboard backing, creases along edges and tears in paper. Loss at upper right corner of paper layer. Surface wear and scratches on front and back. Small black stains along bottom. Corners worn and frayed. On back side upper left corner paper is loose from cardboard. Overall, paper is dirty and stained. On attached cardboard piece at lower left there is tearing vertically in top layers of paper.


Date JUN 5,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7 from Room 4, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 6,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 7 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin