Scrapbook of Business Trade Cards: Dishes and Furniture (Book 3)
Alfred Saltonstall Chappell
Chappell, Laura P., c. 1889-
Estimated Date Made, 1890-1920, According to the information page on this particular trade card collection, 1890-1920 were the active dates that Laura and Alfred Chappell collected trade cards. All the trade cards were most likely made during this time.
Children's Clothing & Dress
cup & saucer
Bow & arrow
McPhee & McGinnity Co.
H. T. O'Brien
D. J. Martin
The first scrapbook (loose pages) consists of many trade cards about dishes and furniture. There are a total of 54 pages that contain trade cards on them. Starting with the second page, all four cards advertise Riddick's 5 and 10 Cent Store. Page three has four cards, one with a great white dove, with a rose in it's beak. Page four contains 11 trade cards, the majority for the company Robert Brown. Page five contains a trade card with a calender for December 1910 in the top left corner. Page six only has two trade cards, one advertises Uncle Sam selling oil finishes. Page seven is left blank. Page eight contains four cards, the bottom card is of a large red brick factory. Page nine has three cards, two are from Pratt & Lambert, and appear to be a pair. Page 10 contains five cards, three don't have a brand on them, and the middle card is of a man sitting in a chair that is advertised to adjust in ten different positions. Page 11 contains two cards still attached to the page, one is for Geo. W. Killian, a manufacturer of carriages, buggies, and market wagons. Page 12 contains only one card, for J.S. Adams & Co., a maker of fine tortoise shell goods. The front is a picture of an Asian man walking a tortoise with a leash. Page 13 contains five cards, two of which have pictures advertising hammocks. Page 14 contains five cards, one which has an exotic bird on it even though it is advertising practical horseshoeing. Page 15 contains trade cards that all display horses on them. Page 16 contains three cards, which are for curing horses of spavin. Page 17 has two large cards, one is from Colorado Springs. Page 18 is one large card for H. F. Stimits, out of Grainfield, KS. Page 19 contains nothing. Page 20 contains three cards, one is unique in that there is a woman sitting on a chair and there are open spaces in the images where the woman's legs should be. Page 21 only has two cards on the page, one is advertising A.P. Wendell and Co., in Portsmouth, N.H. Page 22 contains five cards, three are advertising T. C. Pierson and the General Hardware such as Stoveware and tinware. Page 23 contains all six cards also advertising for T. C. Pierson. Page 24 only has two cards, both are for Daniel Wood out of Lewiston, ME. Page 25 has a specific trade card for coffins, caskets, and furniture warerooms. Page 26 contains five cards, the corner one in the left has a large pink/red rose with white flowers on the top of it. Page 27 has two cards from Daniel Wood, with exotic places featured on the fronts. Page 28 has nine trade cards. The top right corner card is large tea cup on a saucer. The company is C. M. Chaffee & Co. based out of New York. On page 29, the same card is present, but this time the company is Morton's China & Glass out of Nevada. Page 30 has five cards, one is a cameo of a woman (gold with a white background), and the other companies are advertising folding beds. Page 31 has five cards, one has two rodents sitting at a table, drinking wine, with two wine bottles at the table. Page 32 contains six cards, the lower left corner card is of a little girl, with sunflower petals around her face. Page 33 has three cards that all advertise Beacon Light Burning Oil. Page 34 contains four cards, three out of four advertise for William H. Tobey. Page 35 has five cards, the top corner left card has a toad smoking out of a pipe with a pair of pants and suspenders on. Page 36 has eight cards on the page. The top corner left card is also a book marker from Hale & Kilburn Manufacturing Co. Page 37 contains eight cards as well. There is one card with a black and white image of a wicker rocking chair. Page 38 has six cards on the page, the bottom corner right card has a profile view of Louis XIV of France, and is advertising Heyman Company. Page 39 contains four cards (out of six) advertising a new telephone at Piel's Furnishing's Store.
Collection consists of scrapbooks of 19th and 20th century trading cards owned by Alfred and Laura Chappell. The Chappell's were collectors of trading cards, and the scrapbooks include cards on entertainers, food, animals, birds, flowers, portraits, and other subjects.
Alfred Saltonstall Chappell
Chappell, Laura P., c. 1889-
Companies in the book include: Riddick's 5 & 10 Cent Store in Lowell, MA.; Robert Brown - Steam & Gas Fitters & Lumberers in Norwhich, CT.; McPhee & McGinnity Co.- Building Materials from Denver, CO.; Cady & Dean - Providence R.I.; Berry Brother's in Detroit, MI.; Beymer, Bauman & Co. in Pittsburgh, PA.; Acme Whitelead & Color Works in Detroit, MI.; Pratt & Lambert in N.Y.; Albany Rubber House in Albany, N.Y.; Putnam Nail Co. in Boston MA.; H. T. O'Brien out of Colorado Springs, CO.; H. F. Stimits in Grainfield, KS.; T.C. Pierson in Frazeysburg, OH.; Daniel Wood in Lewiston, ME.; Daniel H. Piel, Caskets and Coffins out of Bloomfield, NJ.; Boyington Felding Bed Co. in Chicago, IL.; W. H. Taylor, Bedding, in Newark NJ.; Beacon Light Burning Oil, William H. Tobey - Furniture in Brockton, MA.; Garett Geils in New Bedford, MA.; Hartshorn's Selfacting Shade Rollers, John Mason - Pattern and Model Maker in Providence RI.; Rosengold's NY Picture Store in Troy, NY.; D. J. Martin - Dry Goods, Carpets, and Notions in Colorado Springs, CO.; and Cowperthwait's in NY.