I love these vintage Butterfly Brand labels. They’re from the 1880s and have a very distinct style. These particular ones are actually up for sale on Etsy for very reasonable prices. Buy the Pumpkin one here, and the Bean one here.
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This trade card (ca 1880s) is advertising John L. Whiting & Son, a brush-making company that made brushes from fine artists brushes to brooms and shaving brushes. They were unique in their advertising by marketing towards both black and white business owners, something that was very uncommon for the 1800s.
Via the blog for the Princeton Graphic Arts Collection’s.
1884 map of The City of New York. You can see more photos of it here.
1865 Hand-Colored Mitchell Street Map of Boston, Massachusetts. See the other photos here.
1864 Hand-Colored Mitchell Street Map of Orleans, Louisiana. See the other photos here.
These gorgeous pages are all from the French book, Album du peintre en batiment, published in 1882. Needless to say, I went crazy like a cat in a pile of catnip.
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