Title: Diamond Paint Company
Description: Advertising card for Diamond Paint Company showing a boy in overalls painting clapboard siding. The image is black and white but the paint on the wall and brush is red and the paint can is colored. Front of card says: "'Papa uses this color / So do I.'" Back of card has long list of amusing statements unrelated to paint leading up to advertising copy about Devoe Ready Paint and the F. W. Devoe & Co's products. Address given on back of card:
1214 Grand Avenue,
Kansas City, Mo.
Product: Devoe Ready Paint
Subject(s): Advertising cards; Paint industry; Painting; Boys; Children;
Local Subject(s): Diamond Paint Company;
Date: ca. 1880-1900
Item Type: Advertising Card
Dimensions: 12 x 18 cm.
Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
Location: SC3, Box 2, Paint (two copies)
Barcode: Front: 10019663; Back: 10019665
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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