An unused label for J.F. Kurfees Paint Co’s Ready Mixed Paint. Louisville, KY. Via Flickr.
Here’s a small sampling of collateral from the Longman & Martinez paint company (aka L and M Paints), located at 207 Pearl Street in New York, NY around the 1880s.
Someday I’ll figure out how to make a map to tag these photos on to. How cool would it be to find vintage things connected to the streets around you? Very. The answer is very. Via Papergreat, Nemahaweb, Alphabetilately.
Cardinell’s Erado 2 in 1 Ink Out, Ink and Stain Remover. Manufactured by Ink-Out Mfg. Co. in Montclair, NJ in the1920s. This little tin held a small bottle with a dropper cap and a piece of paper with instructions.
“Sassy” sign found in the Neon Boneyard Park (the sign graveyard) in Las Vegas, NV. Via Facebook. I adore the typography.
1907 Sears Roebuck & Co Catalog Cover. Catalogue No 116. Chicago, IL. Via Old Design Shop.
Sheet music cover for ‘The Ferris Wheel Souvenir’, a Waltz-Polka from 1893. It depicts the World’s Fair of 1893. It cost 50 cents and was published in Chicago, IL. Via NYPL. I believe this is public domain (due to it’s original publish date), but it’s not confirmed. If you’d like to use this in something other than personal work, please contact the NYPL.
Box #1: Squires Perfection, Hand-Loaded Shells, Loaded Only By Henry C. Squires & Son., 20 Cortland St., NY, Sole Agents for the Greener Gun. Box #2: Peter’s Ideal Paper Shot Shells, Loaded with Bulk Smokeless Powder by the Peter’s Cartridge Co., Cincinatti, OH, USA. Via Guyette&Schmidt.