Title: Carl Hoffman Music House

Alternate Title: Mason & Hamlin Co.

Description: Advertising 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;

Printer: W. B. Jones

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 19 x 24 cm.

Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216

Location: SC3, Box 2, Pianos/Organs/Music

Barcode: Front: 10019738; Back: 10019739

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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