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Catalog Number 1987.01.0280
Title Berry Brothers Varnishes Advertisement
Collection Postcard Collection
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard depicting children with a dog and a cart that contains an advertisement that reads, ‘Use Berry Brothers celebrated varnishes and architectural finishes.’ An advertisement on the front of the card reads, ‘Cheap varnishes are dear bargains. Use on the interior woodwork of your house Luxeberry wood finish (the only genuine hard oil finish made). For floors, bathrooms, and outside doors use liquid granite. For sale by J. W. Johnson Company, Key West, Florida.’ A message on the front of the card reads, ‘Yours received with pleasure. Many happy returns and a Happy New Year, Mr. and Mrs. Aurelio Torres and family.’ A note on the verso reads, ‘William Guinevere Patton.’ The card is addressed to Mr. J. W. Hattrick, Latona Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Southwest Station, and is postmarked Key West, December 22, 1906.
Date December 22, 1906