Life Through an Orange Filter is a collection of 84 advertising trade cards, tickets and e other promotional items printed on orange stock, predominantly 1870s. 1850s-1950s Categories include:· Amusements – including Professor Sturoc from the College of Edinburgh who uses science to forecast your future, Boston Chromo Entertainment, a Social Club Picnic, Biehls Moving Pictures, Oyster Supper, Yordy Bros. Magicians and Ventriloquists, a ticket for Berman Bulls Eye (carnival amusement)· Cultural Events – events including singing schools, lectures, dramatic club, cotillion party, recitals, and more. Lecture topics include health and longevity, The bright side of life in Liberty Prison, temperance and natural history.· Fairs – predominantly agricultural in nature including some cattle shows and fairs, Riverside Trotting Association, a field day and picnic in Chazy NY., Oxford Co. Agricultural Society, and more.· Hotels – business cards and passes for Hotel Steinbock, Ballou House and Hotel Commodore.· Manufacturing and Industry – promotions for Foundry Facing Mills, Oil Wells in full operation, Bell Hanger and Lock Manufacturer, Web Forks and Coal.· Medicine (including Patent Medicine) -a promotion for Dr. O. Fitzgeralds Membrane Cure and The Improved Invigorator, Cuticura Remedies, Phenyo-Caffein Co., Schneiders Miracle Ointment, Hoods Sarsaparilla and an appointment card for Boston City Hospital, Diseases of the Ear clinic. · Merchants & Merchandise – o Food – None Such Saleratus, Claranett Creamery, New York Coffee & Tea Co., Tilden Produce, Fulton Fish Market and more. o Merchandise – Porcelain, Pottery and Glassware, Boots and Shoes, Morocco Manufacturer, Bicycles and Sundries, Hair Mattresses, Agricultural and Horticultural Implements and more. · Miscellaneous – a printers card, order form for Star Coin Book and a postal card for insured articles. · Photography – Promotions for Tintypes, Ambrotypes and a Union Art Gallery· Religion – Biblical inspirational verse and 10 Commandment Flash Card.· Schools & Education – Rewards of Merit and Class Card.· Transportation – Express Luggage Tags and a Stage TicketLight wear. (Inventory #: 26008436)
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