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TitleCarl Hoffman Music House
Alternate TitleMason & Hamlin Co.
DescriptionAdvertising card for Carl Hoffman Music Co. showing a woman playing a piano next to a Christmas tree surrounded by children with candles. The piano has "Mason & Hamlin" on it. Front of card has two stanzas from a Christmas song and says: "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Mason & Hamlin Co." Lower left corner of image says: "Irene Weir." Lower right corner of card says: "W. B. Jones, Lith. Boston, Mass." Back of card is blank except for stamp which says: Car[l Hoffman] Music House in the west. Also Chickering Hall, Leavenworth, Ka." Address given on back of card:
1012-1014 Walnut St.,
Kansas City, Mo.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Musical instrument industry
Pianos
Christmas cards
Christmas carols
Children
Candles
Local Subject(s)Hoffman, Carl
Hoffman, Carl Music House
PrinterW. B. Jones
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions19 x 24 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
LocationSC3, Box 2, Pianos/Organs/Music
BarcodeFront: 10019738; Back: 10019739
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.