Title: Martin, Snyder & Co.

Description: Advertising card for Martin, Snyder & Co. showing two owls sitting on a tree branch in front of a lake as the sun sets, one with its arms (wings) around the other. An owl wearing a nightcap leans out of a hole in the tree trunk and points at them; below, three frogs watch; above, a cresent moon beams. One of a set of three cards telling a story. Caption says: "Admiration." Back of card says: "Martin, Snyder & Co.." .Pianos. Kranich & Bach, Bush & Gerts, Mason & Hamlin. Organs. Mason & Hamlin, Chicago Cottage, United States. Tuning and Repairing." Address given on back of card:
S. E. Cor. 11th and Walnut Sts.,
Kansas City, Mo.

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Musical instrument industry; Pianos; Organs; Owls; Animals in human situations; Moon; Frogs; Sunrises & sunsets;

Local Subject(s): Martin, Snyder and Company

Date: ca. 1890-1896

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 8 x 13 cm.

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

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

Barcode: Front: 10019792; Back: 10019797

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

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