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TitleW. B. Roberts
Alternate TitleShaw Piano Co.
DescriptionAdvertising card for W. B. Roberts showing a castle on a bluff above water. Image has a border of flowers. Front of card says: "Examine the Matchless Shaw Pianos Manufactured by the Shaw Piano Co., Factories, Erie. PA." Back of card says: "No Piano Has achieved the popularity in so short a time, as the Matchless Shaw Piano. Why? Because it is Built Upon Honor, Sold Upon Merit, And Possesses that Sympathetic Quality of Tone, Combined with Power and Lasting Musical Qualities Found in no Other Piano. Musical in Every Fibre. The Acknowledged Peer Among Pianos. See These Beauties. W. B. Roberts, Representative." Address given on back of card:
611 Main Street,
Kansas City, Mo.
ProductMatchless Shaw Pianos
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Musical instrument industry
Castles & palaces
Local Subject(s)Roberts, W. B.
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: 10019811; Back: 10019816
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.