- Item 100157 - Swasey advertising blotter, Portland, ca. 1890
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- Item 100157
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A blotter that advertises E. Swasey & Co. pottery of Portland on the front has pink blotting paper on the reverse.Show Details
It also contains illustrations of various pots, crocks, and a teapot. Among the text is, "Beware of mean imitations. Genuine Swasey Stoneware, Specialties Sold by Us, Lamp Chimneys, Tea Presents, Enamelled Ware, Assortments, 5c and 10c Goods, Premium Goods, Woodenware, Fruit Jars, Lamps, Gold and Ruby Glassware Decorated."
The E. Swasey & Co. pottery and glassware company operated at 273 Commercial Streets from 1890 to about 1930.