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TitleBradbury Pianos
Alternate TitleFreeborn G. Smith
DescriptionAdvertising card for Bradbury Pianos showing four dogs wearing eye glasses sitting with legs crossed reading newspapers. Front of card says: "Astonishing!." The Bradbury Piano again selected for the White House. This fifth term beats the records. 'The Sweetest and best Tuned Piano Made is the Bradbury.'" Back of card has an image of two babies looking at a piece of music and says: "Freeborn G. Smith, Man'fr of Bradbury Pianos, 95 Fifth Ave., New York. / The Bradbury Piano. True to Nature / Factories: New York. Brooklyn. Leominster. Warerooms: Chicago. Kansas City. Philadelphia. Washington.." No Kansas City address is given.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Musical instrument industry
Animals in human situations
Local Subject(s)Bradbury Pianos
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions8 x 11 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
LocationSC3, Box 2, Pianos/Organs/Music
BarcodeFront: 10019722; Back: 10019725
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.