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TitleConover Brothers Co.
DescriptionAdvertising card for Conover Brothers Co. showing a girl in coat and hat leaning down in the snow to touch a dead bird. Front of card is damaged. Front lower right corner has number 705 and lower left corner says: "Bufford." Back of card says: "Conover Brothers Co., Manufacturers of Piano Fortes...Indorsed [sic] by the following Eminent Musicians / Rive-King, Lillian Nordica, Clara E. Colby, Ella F. Backus, Anton Strelezki, Robt. Goldbeck, Geo. W Morgan, E. M. Bowman, Frank P. Fisk, G. Morosini, Geo. A. Parker, Geo. W. Steele, Chas. Konkel, Dr. S. N. Penfield, H. M. Bosworth, Earnest Hartmen." It also has two paragraphs about Conover's improvements to pianos: "From the Musical Courier / New York, July 13th, 1887." Address given on back of card: South Western Agency, Conover Bros., Kansas City, Mo. No street address is given.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Musical instrument industry
Local Subject(s)Conover Bros.
PrinterJ. H. Buford
Dateca. 1887
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions7 x 11 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
See AlsoSC3, Box 8, Scrapbook 2, pages 40, 41; SC3, Box 9, Scrapbook 5, page 49
LocationSC3, Box 2, Pianos/Organs/Music
BarcodeFront: 10019723; Back: 10019727
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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