Title: Conover Brothers Co.

Description: Advertising 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; Pianos; Girls; Snow; Birds;

Local Subject(s): Conover Bros.;

Printer: J. H. Buford;

Date: ca. 1887

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 7 x 11 cm.

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

See Also: SC3, Box 8, Scrapbook 2, pages 40, 41; SC3, Box 9, Scrapbook 5, page 49

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

Barcode: Front: 10019723; Back: 10019727

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

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