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TitleJ. W. Jenkins' Sons
DescriptionAdvertising card for J. W. Jenkins' Sons showing a woman in a pink dress holding her hands as if she is playing a piano, but nothing is there but empty space. Front of card says: "Hold to the light and listen." When you hold the card to the light, the empty space becomes part of the image as a fancy organ shines through from the back of the card. The front also says: "For Sale By J. W. Jenkins' Sons, General Music Dealers..."" Front lower right corner says: "Hopcraft & Co. 'The World' Building N. Y." Back of card has image of piano and mirror image lettering that shines through the front of the card to read: "Story & Clark Organ Co., Chicago. M'F'R'S. Exclusively High Grade Organs. Largest Exclusive Reed Organ Concern in the World." Address given on front of card:
921 Main St.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Musical instrument industry
Local Subject(s)Jenkins Music Company
PrinterHopcraft & Company
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions9 x 13 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
See AlsoSC3, Box 9, Scrapbook 3, page 81
LocationSC3, Box 2, Pianos/Organs/Music
BarcodeFront: 10019753; Back: 10019756
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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AcknowledgementThis project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.