Title: Bradbury Pianos

Alternate Title: Freeborn G. Smith

Description: Advertising 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; Pianos; dogs; Newspapers; Animals in human situations; Infants;

Local Subject(s): Bradbury Pianos;

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 8 x 11 cm.

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

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

Barcode: Front: 10019722; Back: 10019725

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

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