Design

This section lists newly added articles focused on design— and those in our archive.


Simeon L. & George H. Rogers Co. - designs and historical...

"In business 1900. Acquired by Wm. A Rogers, Ltd., in 1918. Purchased by Oneida in 1929" — Rainwater, Dorothy T. et al. (2004). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (p. 206). See entry...

Dowd-Rodgers Co. - historical information

Design for a percolator by Francis E. Schenker for Dowd-Rodgers Co. (15 January 1929; design no. 77,500). For more information, see entry listed below. A. Dowd-Rodgers Co. designs in...

J. C. Boardman & Co. and predecessors - design catalogues and...

"The name Boardman has long been associated with the finest in silver and pewter. In fact, Burton Boardman, president of today’s J. C. Boardman & Co., is a descendant of J. C. Boardman, who...

Oneida Community, Wallingford (c. 1877-80) - historical information

This resource page focuses on Oneida Community tableware produced in 1877-80. "... In 1877 the Oneida Community embarked in the manufacture of tableware. The Wallingford branch made ungraded,...

J. C. Boardman & Co. and predecessors - designs in collections, at...

A. J. C. Boardman & Co. and predecessors - designs in collections J. C. Boardman & Co.; successor: Boardman Silversmiths, Inc. Info/photo status: = info and photo online =...

New England Pottery Co. - exhibitions and historical information

"Hunt Brothers Co. have on display at their salesrooms, 41 Pearl street, a new line of Flower Bowls, consisting of various sizes, shapes and finish, made by the New England Pottery Co., of...

Meriden Sterling Co. - historical information

A. Meriden Sterling Co. designs in collections This resource webpage is in development. Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline...

A. J. Hall Co. - exhibitions and historical information

The A. J. Hall Co. (successor to A. J. Hall & Co.) was a manufacturer of fancy and decorated glass, china, pottery ware and metal goods. A. A. J. Hall Co. designs in collections This...

Goldfeder Silverware Company - historical information

"Established in 1932. Manufacturers of silverplated hollowares, namely candelabra, trays, water pitchers, champagne buckets, vegetable platters, combination platters, [etc.] ...Succeeded by...

A. H. Jones Co. - historical information

Above, design for a salt or pepper dredge by Augustus H. Jones for the A. H. Jones Co. (letters patent no. 780,292; 17 January 1905). For more information, see the entry listed below. A. A. H....

Meriden Jewelry Mfg. Co. / Meriden Jewelry Co. - historical...

[c. 1915-22+] "... Manufacturers of sterling silver and plated cigarette cases, fancy pieces and flatware." — Rainwater, Dorothy T. et al. (2004). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, p....

Taber & Tibbits silver - historical information

Taber & Tibbits was active c 1919-41, and succeeded by Silvercraft Co. A. Taber & Tibbits designs in collections This resource webpage is in development. Info/photo status: =...

Tillinghast Silver Co. - historical information

"Manufacturers of sterling silver hollow handle serving pieces. In business c. 1920-1935." — Rainwater et al. (2004). Encyclopedia of American silver manufacturers, (p. 252). For more information,...

Simons & Miller Plate Co. - historical information

A. Simons & Miller Plate Co. designs in collections This resource webpage is in development. Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely...

Breckenridge Mfg. Co. - historical information

The Breckenridge Mfg. Co., maker of gas fixtures and metal goods, operated at least from 1887-1891 (based on a found 1887 advertisement and listing on the 1891 Sanborn map). In 1887, F. R....

Wilbur B. Hall - exhibitions and historical information

Above, advertisement in 1887 Meriden Directory, (p. 318). For more information, see listing below. "WILBUR B. HALL, Meriden, Connecticut. Specialist in silverplated peppers and salts, napkin...

Cuno Engineering Corporation designs, exhibitions, industrial design...

A. Cuno Engineering Corporation industrial designs in collections This resource webpage is in development. Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo =...

Kroeber & Kaeppel - historical information

Kroeber & Kaeppel were two former Meriden Flint Glass Co. decorators that went into the glass decorating business from 1885-90 [Tobin (2012)]. See listing below for more information....

Aetna Cut Glass Company - historical information

"The Aetna Cut Glass Company was located in Meriden, Connecticut, at 91 Veteran Street. It was a small cut glass shop operated by Alfred Pelerin and Joseph Pelerin for about three years, from...

H. Baldwin Co. - historical information

"Baldwin H. C. Cut Glass Shop (1911-1918). A glass cutting shop established by Herbert C. Baldwin in Merid[e]n, Connecticut, moving in 1914 to Wallingford, Connecticut" — Shotwell, David J....

E. T. Burgess Cut Glass Company - historical information

"... The [E. T. Burgess Cut Glass Company (1896-99)] was organized March 16, 1896, with E. T. Burgess as president and James P. Stow secretary and treasurer. Mr. Burgess is an expert in cut...

Webster & Briggmann Co.- historical information

"The first reference to Webster & Briggmann appears in the 1910 Waterbury-Naugatuck (Connecticut) city directory under the heading of cut glass manufacturers as follows: ’Webster &...

Metropolitan Pottery Co. / Metropolitan Cut Glass Co. - historical...

"The Metropolitan Glass Works, located at 95 Commercial Street, Brooklyn, New York, and Garrison and Flushing Avenue, Maspeth, Long Island, New York, was [in business by 1912]. The name of the...

W. W. Lyman - designs, exhibitions and historical information

A. W. W. Lyman designs in collections This resource webpage is in development. Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline 1840s...

Hiram Yale - designs, exhibitions and historical information

A. Hiram Yale designs in collections This resource webpage is in development. Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline 1820s...

Hall & Callahan - historical information

"Hall & Callahan; John Hall and Thomas F. Callahan entered into a partnership in 1914 to produce high grade stone-engraved glassware; their shop was located on Sherman Avenue, in Meriden,...

Isaac C. Lewis - designs, exhibitions and historical information

A. Isaac C. Lewis designs in collections This resource webpage is in development. Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline...

American Automatic Lighting Co. - exhibitions & historical...

"The American Automatic Lighting Co. is... a joint-stock corporation, organized in March, 1893... Less than four years ago this ’New Light’ was almost unknown, but it has since grown rapidly in...

Silver City Plate Co. designs in collections, exhibitions, and historical...

Above, design for a metallic dish by William L. Martin for Silver City Plate Co. (letters patent no. 755,786; 29 March 1904). For more information, see listing below. A. Silver City Plate Co....

Helmschmied Mfg. Co. designs and historical information

Advertisements, news & more concerning the legacy. Above, design for a top for pepper or salt bottles by Carl V. Helmschmied (design no. 37,243; 22 November 1904). For more information, see...

H. L. Judd Co. designs in collections, at auction, in exhibitions, design...

Above, c. 1930 Modern design for curtain fixtures by H. L. Judd Co. as shown in 1930 catalogue (no. 80), p. 63. For more information, see the entry listed below. A. H. L. Judd Co. designs in...

H. E. Rainaud Co. / Herco Art Manufacturing Co. designs, exhibitions, and...

Above, design for a portable lamp by Henry E. Rainaud for H. E. Rainaud Company (design no. 60,571; 7 March 1922). For more information, see the entry below. A. H. E. Rainaud Co. / Herco Art...

Standard Silver Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

This company is understood to have been formed in November 1894. At this developing research juncture, it is not clear in what year the Standard Silver Co. became officially part of the...

Standard Silver Co. design catalogues and historical information

Marks, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. This company is understood to have been formed in November 1894. At this developing research juncture, it is not clear in what year...

John Hull Cutlers cutlery designs, exhibitions and historical...

Advertisements and more concerning the design legacy. Above, patent drawing for design patent no. 165,811 by Russel Wright (29 January 1952). This patent is presumably related to his iconic c....

Meriden Fire Arms Co. designs and historical information

A. Meriden Fire Arms Co. designs in collections (by year) This company compilation is in development Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo =...

Bill Brinley miniature circus designs in collections and exhibitions

A. Bill Brinley miniature circus designs in collections Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline 1920s c. 1925-40 -...

William R. Brinley miniature circus designs - historical information

"...William Brinley, of Meriden, Conn., is a pioneer among the circus model builders who have turned pro..." (In The Billboard, 7 April 1951, p. 98; see entry below.) "... First [William R....

Connecticut Telephone & Electric Co. industrial designs, exhibitions,...

Above, design for a telephone (for a small apartment or office building presumably) by Joseph O. Cadieux for Connecticut Telephone and Electric Co. (letters patent no. 1,181,947; 2 May 1916). For...

I. E. Palmer Co. hammocks - exhibitions, design catalogues and historical...

Patents, advertisements & more concerning the legacy. Above, illustration of hammock by I. E. Palmer. For more information, see letters patent no. 664,774 (25 December 1900) listed below....

Julius Pratt & Company / Pratt, Read & Company design in...

"... Julius Pratt & Company, successor to Howard Pratt & Co., became the leader in the comb industry. To this plant the great elephant tusks, weighing from 60 to 80 pounds apiece, were...

Kelsey Press designs in collections, exhibitions, industrial design...

Above, patent illustration showing Charles W. Glasnapp’s design for a printing press for Kelsey Press Company (20 March 1928, letters patent no. 1,663,197). For more information, see listing...

Aeolian Company design catalogues and historical information

Patents, advertisements & more concerning the legacy. Above, cropped Aeolian Company advertisements: top, in The Sun (New York) on 19 January 1913; bottom left: in The Evening Post (New York)...

Aeolian Company designs in collections, at auction, and in exhibitions

Above, cropped view of Aeolian Company advertisement in Vogue in February 1917. For more information, see the entry on the parallel Aeolian Company design catalogues and historical information...

Wilcox & White Co. design catalogues and historical information

Patents, advertisements & more concerning the legacy. Above, inside cover and page from undated Wilcox & White Organ Co. catalogue. For more information, see the listing in the "n. d."...

Wilcox & White Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, design drawing of combination automatic piano by Nelson Daggett Hosley for Wilcox & White Company (Letters patent no. 793,662; 4 July 1905). For more information, see the parallel...

Preisner Silver Company designs in collections, at auction, in exhibitions,...

A. Preisner Silver Company designs in collections Info/photo status: = info and photo online = info online, no photo = completely offline 1950s 1950 - porringer Preisner...

Ellmore Silver Co. designs in collections, at auction, in exhibitions and...

Above, design for a dish or similar article by Isadore A. Lipman for Ellmore Silver Co. (11 October 1949; design patent no. 155,523). For more information, see the listing below. "Founded c....

Middletown Silver Co. - designs in collections, at auction, design...

Above, design patent illustrations of teapot by Elwood N. Cornell for Middletown Silver Co. (1930), design patent no. 80,257. For the design at auction and the patent, see the listings below....

Oscar Niemeyer / Roberto Burle Marx. Tremaine House & Painting toward...

Left: Oscar Neimeyer. Beach House for Mr. and Mrs. Burton Tremaine, project, Santa Barbara / (Montecito), California, (1948); Right: Roberto Burle Marx. Design for a garden, (1948). Both in the...

Frank Lloyd Wright. Project for Meteor Crater & Painting toward...

Click below to see a black-and-white reproduction of the color drawing showing FLW’s Meteor Crater design, on view in the 2017 MoMA exhibition. See Arthur Drexler’s 1962 book: The drawings of Frank...

Painting toward architecture (1947-52) in 2017: Three works, three...

From left to right: Design drawing for Meteor Crater, Frank Lloyd Wright (this drawing not in MoMA exhibition); Design for a garden by Roberto Burle Marx, (1948), in DB KunstHalle show in Berlin;...

Silver City Glass Co. designs, exhibitions, design catalogues and...

"Silver City Cut Glass Co. / Silver City Glass Co. Established in 1905 in [a] building on Hicks Street, [Meriden, CT, the company] was later on Colony Street. [The company] produced high grade...

G. I. Mix & Co. designs in expositions, at auction, catalogues and...

Marks, patents & more concerning the legacy. Above, illustrations concerning improvements in the manufacture of spoons by G. I. Mix (Letters patent no. 31,555; 26 February 1861). For more...

Hall, Elton & Co. designs in collections and in expositions — and...

Marks, advertisements & more concerning the legacy. Above, two illustrations of handle designs by Frederick Waterhouse for Hall, Elton & Co. Left, design patent no. 11,508 (1879); right,...

C. Rogers & Bros. designs in collections, exhibitions, design...

Above, two design patent illustrations of cutlery by C. Rogers & Bros. For more information, see listings below, from left to right, design patent nos. 35,502 (31 December 1901) and 23,652...

Rogers & Hamilton / Holmes, Booth & Haydens designs in collections,...

Above, Rogers & Hamilton advertisement Jewelers’ Circular (7 February 1894, p. 51). See listing on the parallel Rogers & Hamilton / Holmes, Booth & Haydens design catalogues and...

Rogers & Hamilton / Holmes, Booth & Haydens design catalogues and...

Marks, patents, patterns, advertisements & more concerning the legacy. Above, Rogers & Hamilton advertisement in Jewelers’ Circular (6 January 1897, p. 39). See listing below. "[Rogers...

La Pierre Mfg Co. - designs in museums, at auction, in exhibitions, and...

Above, design for a vase by Frank H. La Pierre. (design patent no. 59,016; 13 September 1921). For more information, see the entry in the historical information section below. "The La Pierre...

Barbour Silver Company design catalogues and historical information

Marks, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, advertisement in Jewelers’ Circular on 8 February 1893. For more information, see the entry below. "BARBOUR SILVER CO.,...

American Silver Co. (and predecessor companies) designs in collections and...

Marks, patterns, ads & more concerning the legacy. Above, illustration showing two handles by Samuel J. Large for the American Silver Co. (10 April 1906, design no. 37,942). For more...

E. G. Webster & Son / E. G. Webster & Bro. / Webster Mfg Co. -...

According to Earl Chapin May (1947), Webster Mfg. Co. started in 1859 in Brooklyn later became E. G. Webster & Bro. in 1863, and then became E. G. Webster & Son in 1886. The company later...

E. G. Webster & Son / E. G. Webster & Bro. / Webster Mfg Co. -...

According to Earl Chapin May (1947), Webster Mfg. Co. started in 1859 in Brooklyn later became E. G. Webster & Bro. in 1863, and then became E. G. Webster & Son in 1886. The company later...

Webster-Wilcox designs in collections, at auctions, and historical...

Above, cropped illustration showing three patterns by Webster-Wilcox (International Silver Co.) in Bullock’s department store advertisement in Los Angeles Times (13 January 1978). For more...

Meriden Flint Glass Co. designs, exhibitions, design catalogues and...

At top, advertisement in 1881 Meriden Directory, (p. 206). Above, left, illustration of Meriden Flint Glass Works on 1881 illustration / view of Meriden, CT. On the right, 1884 map showing the...

Design Meriden 1(2) (2016)

This issue focuses on Modernism in Meriden. Modernist silver from Meriden-Wallingford: Interview of Jewel Stern (2016) > R.J. Preece interviews Jewel Stern to learn about her research and work...

Jewel Stern interview: Modernist silver from Meriden-Wallingford...

Specialists and enthusiasts of Modernist silver design definitely know her work. Jewel Stern, curator, writer, and collector showed the topic in its fullest form in her book Modernism in American...

Meriden Cutlery Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, illustration by Frederick M. Spencer for Meriden Cutlery Co. for a handle for knives and similar articles (design patent no. 48,476; 18 January 1916). For more information, see the listing...

Forbes Silver Company designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, illustrations of Forbes Silver Co. designs in the International Silver Company catalogue no. 34 (1928 or 1929), pp. 151,153, and 161. For more information, see listing below. "FORBES...

Parker Bros. guns in collections, at auction, and in expositions

Above, Parker Bros. guns advertisement in Town & Country on 1 February 1923. For more information, see the entry listed on the parallel Parker Bros. design catalogues and historical...

Charles Parker Company hardware / vises / presses - design in collections,...

Above, illustration of Parker combination vise in 1916 Illinois Malleable Iron Co. (Chicago) catalogue, p. 228. For more information, see the entry listed below. "PARKER, CHARLES CO. (THE)...

Parker Bros. guns - design catalogues and historical information

Patents, advertisements, catalogues & more concerning the legacy. Above, Parker Bros. guns advertisement in Town & Country on 1 January 1924. For more information, see entry listed below....

Miller Company designs in collections, historical lighting installations,...

Above, two Modernist designs for table lamps by Leroy C. Doane for the Miller Company (left: design no. 87,049; 31 May 1932; right: letters patent no. 1,818,120; 11 August 1931). For more...

Edward Miller & Co. design catalogues and historical information

Patents, advertisements, catalogues & more concerning the legacy. Above, c. 1900 illustration on p. 43 in the 1995 Miller Company history book, listed below. The original source is not...

Meriden, CT / Wallingford, CT maps and illustrations showing historical...

An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. Material status: = online = link to more info = completely offline A. Maps / illustrations of Meriden [1] (Wallingford in section B...

Historical Meriden-area design exhibitions & expositions list (1851 -...

An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. This compilation is currently in development. Researchers should note that the listings below have been put together quickly and inclusion in the...

History books on the Meriden - Wallingford - Middletown area, including...

An artdesigncafe / Design Meriden resource. Material status: = online = link to more info = completely offline 1840s 1849 - book Perkins, G.W. (1849). Historical sketches of...

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company designs in collections, at auction, and...

Above, three ads, from left to right, in: Vogue (1 January 1923), Harper’s Bazaar (February 1925), and Vogue (January 1926). See the entries on the parallel Holmes & Edwards design catalogues...

Middletown Plate Company designs in collections, at auction and in...

Above, illustration of Middletown Plate Co. centerpiece (c. 1876) in Souvenir of the Centennial Exhibition: Connecticut’s representation at Philadelphia, (p. 107). For more information, see the...

Derby Silver Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, illustration of cocktail shaker by George H. Berry for Derby Silver Co. (International Silver Co.). For the design, see the c. 1925-30 cocktail shaker at Christie’s listing in the auction...

Meriden Malleable Iron Co. exhibitions, design catalogues and historical...

Above, illustration of plant holder in 1882 Meriden Malleable Iron Co. price list / catalogue. See listing below. "MERIDEN MALLEABLE IRON CO. (THE) Geo. W. Lyon, President; E. I. Merriman,...

Meriden Bronze Co. historical information

Advertisements, news & more concerning the legacy. Above, advertisement in 1886 Meriden directory, (p. 297). For more information, see listing below. "... The company was originally...

Miller Bros. Cutlery Co. designs in collections, exhibitions, design...

Above, 1886 patent illustration of pocket knife (patent no. 351,787) by George Miller for the Miller Bros. Cutlery Co. For more information, see the listing below. "MILLER BROS. CUTLERY CO. I....

Holmes & Edwards Silver Company design catalogues and historical...

Marks, patterns, patents, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, advertisement in Jewelers’ Circular on 7 February 1894. See the entry listed below for more information....

Meriden Cutlery Company design catalogues and historical documentation

Patents, advertisements, news mentions & more concerning the legacy. Above, advertisement in Bloomingdales Bros. catalogue and diary 1910 New York City, (p. 185). For more information, see...

Norwich Cutlery historical information

Above, March 1915 advertisement in Hardware Dealers’ Magazine listing Norwich Cutlery Co. as "Factory G" of the International Silver Co. For more details, see entry below. "NORWICH CUTLERY,...

Middletown Plate Company design catalogues and historical documentation

Marks, patents, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, illustration of Middletown Plate Co. punch bowl and cups (c. 1876) in Souvenir of the Centennial Exhibition:...

Charter Company (Wallingford, CT) designs in collections, at auction, in...

Marks, articles & more concerning the design legacy. [Charter Company div., International Silver Co:] "Trademarks used on sterling reproductions of early Colonial silver. Made in the Barbour...

Wilcox & Evertsen designs in collections, at auction, in exhibitions,...

Above, photo of Wilcox & Evertsen place setting in advertisement in Town & Country on 1 October 1934. For more information, see the entry listed below. "WILCOX & EVERTSEN, New York,...

Derby Silver Company design catalogues and historical information

Marks, patterns, patents, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, illustration of tea set in 1883 Derby Silver Co. catalogue (p. 15). For the catalogue, see listing below....

Meriden Cut Glass Company designs in collections and exhibitions, design...

Above, drawing of design of glass bowl by William R. Eliot for the International Silver Co. and presumably utilized by the Meriden Cut Glass Co. division of the company (design no. 32,211; 13...

Watrous Manufacturing Company / Maltby, Stevens & Curtiss designs,...

Marks, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, illustration showing three flasks by the Watrous Manufacturing Co. (International Silver Co.) in a 1929 catalogue, p. 26-P,...

Rockwell Silver Company designs, exhibitions, design catalogues and...

Marks, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. The Rockwell Silver Company had its inception in 1907, when it was organized by Lucien Rockwell and E. F. Skinner, who became...

Charles Parker Company bathroom fixtures and accessories - design...

Above, left, January 1916 advertisement in Hardware Dealers’ Magazine; right, cover of 1938 Bathroom Accessories brochure by the Charles Parker Co. For more information, see the listings below....

Charles Parker Company design catalogues and historical information -...

Patents, advertisements, catalogues & more concerning the legacy. Above, illustrations of two lamps by Charles Parker Co. in the July 1895 issue of Hardware Dealers’ Magazine. For more...

C. F. Monroe designs, exhibitions, design catalogues and historical...

Above, advertisement in 1886 Meriden Directory. For more information, see entry listed below. "C. F. Monroe, Opal Glass Decorating Works, 49 State Street, Meriden— [...] has attained a prestige...

Manhattan Silver Plate Co. designs in collections, exhibitions and...

Marks, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above left, Manhattan Silver Plate Co. advertisement in The new line between New York and Philadelphia to the Centennial (1876);...

Rogers, Smith & Co. design catalogues and historical information

Marks, advertisements, catalogues & more concerning the design legacy. Above, advertisement in Jewelers’ Circular on 2 December 1896, (p. 3). For more information, see the listing below....

Rogers & Bro. / Rogers & Brother design catalogues and historical...

Marks, patterns, patents, advertisements & more concerning the legacy. Above, left, cover of Rogers & Bro 1892 catalogue. Right, cover of Rogers & Bro. 1882 price list. For more...

Manning, Bowman & Co. design catalogues and historical information

Patents, advertisements, catalogues & more concerning the design legacy. Above, cropped illustrations of Manning, Bowman & Co. products in advertisements: at top, in Vogue (1 June 1922);...

Critical seminar series proposal - Rethinking the landscape: History of art...

Culturally-interested Meriden high school students should be thoroughly informed about the art/design soil beneath their feet, before going off to college. Did you know that several, top-level...

Meriden Britannia Company design catalogues and historical information

Marks, patterns, patents, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. At top, interior cover page of Meriden Britannia Co. design catalogue (1891). Below, illustration of dessert...

Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. design catalogues and historical...

Marks, patents, ads, catalogues & more concerning the design legacy. Above, top, inside cover pages of 1890 and 1881 Simpson, Hall, Miller and Co. catalogues. Below, advertisements in the...

Meriden Silver Plate Co. design catalogues and historical information

Marks, patents, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, selected designs on catalogue page 64 of the 1883 Meriden Silver Plate Co. illustrated catalogue. Below, MSPC Ile de...

International Silver Company design catalogues and historical...

Marks, patterns, patents, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, photos of Modernist tea set by International Silver Co. (Wilcox Silver Plate Co.) as shown in...

R. Wallace & Sons / Wallace Silversmiths design catalogues and...

Marks, patterns, patents, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, left, cropped advertisement of celebrity endorsement of Wallace silver in LIFE magazine (25 April 1938);...

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. design catalogues and historical information

Marks, patents, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, cover and illustrations from the c. 1898-1920 Wilcox Silver Plate Co. design catalogue. See the entry listing below....

Forbes Silver Co. design catalogues and historical documentation

Marks, advertisements, catalogues & more concerning the legacy. Above, illustration of Forbes Silver Co. designs in the International Silver Company catalogue no. 34 (1928 or 1929), p. 168....

R. Wallace & Sons, etc. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, cropped image of Wallace silverware in LIFE magazine on 26 November 1956. For more information, see the entry on the parallel R. Wallace & Sons design catalogue and historical...

International Sterling Craft Associates designs in collections, at auction,...

"In 1952, [the International Silver Company] established a craft shop that became known as International Sterling Craft Associates. [Alphonse] La Paglia, who had been a student of the Danish...

Edward Miller & Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, two c. 1900 illustrations on pp. 40-41 in the 1995 Miller Company history book listed on the parallel Edward Miller & Co. design catalogues and historical information webpage. The...

Ashbil Griswold designs in collections, at auction, in exhibitions and...

Marks & historical information concerning the legacy. Above, photo of Ashbil Griswold pewter designs in Edmund P. Hogan’s The elegance of old silverplate and some personalities (1980), p. 152....

J. J. Niland Co. design catalogues and historical information

Above, cover and illustrations in the 1913 J. J. Niland Co. catalogue. For more information, see the listing below. "J. J. Niland & Co. "The show rooms of J. J. Niland & Co. at the...

J. D. Bergen Co. designs, exhibitions, design catalogues and historical...

Above, illustration for cut glass bowl, overhead view, by James D. Bergen (design patent no. 23,317; 29 May 1894). For more information, see listing below. "THE J. D. BERGEN COMPANY—...

Clement Beecher designs in collections and historical information

Marks, historical information & more concerning the design legacy. "[Clement Beecher], Berlin and Cheshire, 1778-1869 In 1801, [he] advertised in [the] Connecticut Courant that he was in the...

Manning, Bowman & Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, drawing of a waffle iron by Karl Ratliff for Manning, Bowman & Co. (letters patent no. 2,116,688; 10 May 1938). Below, Manning, Bowman & Co. products advertised in Vogue (1 June...

The famed Wilcox mansion in Meriden and its demise (2014/16)

Designer Paul Butkus reviews a presentation about the glamorous Meriden mansion that eventually faced the wrecking ball, with parlor room saved, and on view, at the Met in New York. Brian...

Napier Company / E. A. Bliss Co. silver designs - historical...

The Napier Company: "[First,] the E. A. Bliss Company, with Mr. Bliss as its active head, was incorporated on July 17, 1882 in Massachusetts. The company made a varied line of jewelry and...

Napier Company / E. A. Bliss Co. silver designs in collections, at auction,...

Above, illustrations of cocktail shakers by Emil A. Schuelke for the Napier Company (left: design patent no. 94,098, 1934; right: 101,559, 1936). For more information, see listed entries on the...

Wm. Rogers & Son / Wm. Rogers Mfg. Co. designs in collections, at...

Above, design for handle by Sidney Smith for Wm. Rogers Mfg. Co. (design patent no. 23,326; 5 June 1894). For more information, see the listing on the parallel Wm. Rogers Mfg. Co. design...

Rogers, Smith & Co. silver design in museums, at auction, and in...

Above, advertisement in Jewelers’ Circular on 7 October 1896, (p. 3). For more information, see the listing on the parallel Rogers, Smith & Co. design catalogues and historical information...

Rogers Bros. Mfg. Co. designs in collections, exhibitions, design...

Marks, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. "[In] 1853 a new company, Rogers Brothers Manufacturing Company, was formed. William [Rogers] was President and both he and [Asa]...

1847 Rogers Bros. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, advertisement featuring Judy Garland for 1847 Rogers Bros. in LIFE magazine (12 May 1941, p. 70). For more information, see the listing on the parallel 1847 Rogers Bros. design catalogues...

1847 Rogers Bros. design catalogues and historical information

Marks, patterns, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, advertisement featuring actress Ginger Rogers for 1847 Rogers Bros. (International Silver Co.) in LIFE magazine (10...

Wm. Rogers & Son - Wm. Rogers Mfg. Co. - design catalogues and...

Marks, patterns, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, advertisement in Jewelers’ Circular (7 February 1894). For more information, see listing below. "In 1865, William...

Rogers & Bro. / Rogers & Brother designs in collections, at...

Above, Rogers & Bro. advertisement in the Jeweler’s Circular (8 June 1892, p. 26). For more information, see the listing on the parallel Rogers & Brother design catalogues and historical...

Meriden Silver Plate Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, top, illustration showing Meriden Silver Plate Co. Vogue pattern tea set from International Silverplate Holloware; catalog no. 37 of Meriden Silverplate Co. (1931, p. 4). Below...

Wilcox Silver Plate Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, design patent illustration of table set by Jean Theobald for the International Silver Co. (Wilcox Silver Plate Co.), (no. D76,434; 25 September 1928). For the design, see 1928 listings...

Barbour Silver Company designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, photo of Barbour Silver Co. tea set in Vogue on 11 May 1929, (p. 71). For more information, see the listing on the parallel Barbour Silver Company design catalogues and historical...

Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, top, left to right, Ebb Tide and Northern Lights patterns, and below left, Tropical Sunrise, by Alfred G. Kintz for Simpson, Hall, Miller & Co. / International Silver Co. For the...

Handel lamps / Handel Company design catalogues & historical...

Patents, advertisements & more concerning the design legacy. Above, cropped illustrations of two historical advertisements showing Handel Company lamp designs. Click the illustrations to see...

Charles Parker Company designs in collections, at auction and in...

Above, illustration of design for a parlor extension-lamp by Dexter W. Parker (possibly utilized by the Charles Parker Co.; letters patent no. 367,840; 9 August 1887). For more information, see...

Meriden Britannia Company designs in collections, at auction, and in...

some more text Meriden Britannia Company became part of the International Silver Company in 1898. For our extensive listings of Meriden Britannia / 1847 Rogers Bros. flatware with links, please...

Meriden Britannia Company designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, illustration of Buffalo hunt sculpture by Theodore Baur for Meriden Britannia Co. (1876) in Souvenir of the Centennial Exhibition: Connecticut’s representation at Philadelphia, (p. 101)....

Handel lamps and other designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Handel Company historical information (by year) Above, cropped illustrations of two historical advertisements showing Handel Company lamp designs. Click the illustrations to see the ads. "THE...

Historical Meriden area design (1860-1965)

Do you know the following designs, associated artworks and national radio theater promotion photo shown above? Do you know how they relate to the design history of the Meriden area? If not, click...

Bradley & Hubbard designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, presumably an ink stand, on page 36 in Bradley & Hubbard catalogue (188?). For more information, see the listing on the parallel B & H design catalogues and historical information...

International Silver Company designs in collections, at auction, and in...

Above, photos of two Modernist tea sets by International Silver Co. (Wilcox Silver Plate Co.) as shown in advertisement in Vogue on 11 May 1929, (p. 71). For more information, see the entry on...

Bradley & Hubbard design catalogues and historical information

Marks, patents, advertisements, news mentions & more concerning the design legacy. Above, left, cover of Bradley & Hubbard design catalogue (188?). Right, cover of the company’s no. 75...

Miller Company design catalogues and historical information

Patents, advertisements, catalogues & more concerning the design legacy. Above, two Modernist graphic designs (left, cover of the Miller Company’s 1945 Ceilings Unlimited catalogue; right,...

Design Meriden 1(1) (2016)

This special focus of articles explores historical Meriden design and Tremaine art, both of which are featured in national and sometimes international museum collections. Bradley & Hubbard...

The Meriden Flint Glass Company: An Abundance of Glass book review...

The Meriden Flint Glass Company: An Abundance of Glass Diane Tobin Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2012 ISBN: 9781609494926 As an inquisitive four-year-old living on Britannia Street in...

Bradley & Hubbard crisis state: Too much of their design history is...

For 88 years, the Bradley & Hubbard Company manufactured several designs in the small, central Connecticut city of Meriden (1852–1940), with their products distributed across the United States...

Salten Crematorium, Bodø, Norway; design by Lusparken Arkitekter...

A small Norwegian city above the Arctic Circle, coastal Bodø seems a more likely place for migrating moose than innovative architecture. But not if Lusparken Arkitekter has anything to say about...

Cincinnati Silver: 1788-1940 at Cincinnati Art Museum (2014)

Cincinnati Silver: 1788-1940 Cincinnati Art Museum 14 June - 7 September 2014 Press release text by Cincinnati Art Museum All that glitters will be silver at the Cincinnati Art Museum this...

Eliel Saarinen tea urn acquired by Dallas Museum of Art (2013)

Eliel Saarinen tea urn acquired by Dallas Museum of Art Press release text by Dallas Museum of Art The Dallas Museum of Art today announced the acquisition of a major work for its acclaimed...

Volker Albus talks design (2012)

Volker Albus talks design New Olds: Design between Tradition and Innovation, which opened at RMIT Gallery in Melbourne, Australia on December 7, is a travelling exhibit, presented by curator...

Radical Design Week Shanghai: Finnish innovation in Shanghai...

Radical Design Week Shanghai Finnish innovation in Shanghai 26 October - 4 November 2012 Press release text by Radical Design Week Shanghai (Shanghai, October 2012) Timeless. Innovative....

McDonald’s, Olympic Park, London 2012

McDonald’s provides sneak preview of world-first sustainable restaurant for London 2012 Games Press release text by McDonald’s UK 25 June 2012 McDonald’s today shared an advanced look at its...

Jasper Morrison curates at Design Museum Danmark (2012)

Jasper Morrison: Danish Design – I like it! Design Museum Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark 8 April - 30 December 2012 Press Release text by Designmuseum Danmark The world-famous designer Jasper...

Finn Juhl at Designmuseum Danmark (2012)

Finn Juhl: Furniture for the Senses Designmuseum Danmark Copenhagen, Denmark Special exhibition: 10 February – 31 December 2012 Press release text by Designmuseum Danmark Designmuseum Danmark...

Billie Ray Martin & Ceven Knowles: Favorite videos from the Opiates’...

We asked singer Billie Ray Martin and Ceven Knowles, who directed five videos for the Opiates release, to select three of their favorite videos from the project. Here’s what they had to say. The...

Dear hospital administrators: Why not try safe enclosure beds with a...

You have a moral duty to inform your patients and their loved ones about enclosure beds when relevant to the patient, if you are not doing this already. In fact, I highly recommend that loved...

The Celebrity Murder Party Crackdown

They’re interested in murdering the idea of celebrity, and to regain the people’s trust in the social creative power of music and art. CMP’s Jeremy (Jez) Biggs talks about the remix—with Kieron B...

Billie Ray Martin interview: The Crackdown (2010)

With the The Crackdown Project, disco diva Billie Ray Martin referred back to two classic songs by Cabaret Voltaire, Crackdown and Just fascination, offering multiple versions and collaborations...

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen: Inc Bar, Greenwich (2004)

Carved from the first purpose-built music hall in England, the Inc Bar restaurant and cocktail lounge also represents a first for Llewelyn-Bowen & Associates. Making its commercial debut with...

Cabaret Voltaire’s Stephen Mallinder: music + art / design (2010)

In the art world, people either know of them and have immediate respect, or due to a higher education gap, know nothing about them at all. Active from 1973-1994, Cabaret Voltaire began as an...

Designing for Laurie Anderson: Yolanda Cuomo interview (2009)

Yolanda Cuomo is an art director and designer who has collaborated for over 20 twenty years with both visual and performing artists including Richard Avedon, Paul Simon, Twyla Tharp, Gilles...

Mies van der Rohe (2007)

Mies van der Rohe: 1 | References: 2 References: [1] Cammie McAtlee. “Alien #5044325; Mies’s first trip to America.” In Phyllis Lambert (Ed.), Mies in America. (Montréal / New York, CCA and the...

Grand Louvre & I.M. Pei (2007)

Excerpt from Mark Pimlott’s book, Without and within: Essays on territory and the interior (Episode Publishers: Rotterdam). A subtle demonstration of the monumental interior’s capacity for...

Grand Louvre & I.M. Pei (2007)

Grand Louvre: 1 | Grand Louvre: 2 The main hall sets the visitor on many possible itineraries in the depths of the Grand Louvre’s interior; it is a hub of movement and activity filled with the...

Mies van der Rohe (2007)

Excerpt from Mark Pimlott’s book, Without and within: Essays on territory and the interior (Episode Publishers: Rotterdam). Mies van der Rohe Through a long process that began in 1937 while...

Le Corbusier (2007)

Excerpt from Mark Pimlott’s book, Without and within: Essays on territory and the interior (Episode Publishers: Rotterdam). On Le Corbusier [...] To the Modernist architect of the 1920s, and to...

Place Ville Marie, Montréal (2007)

Excerpt from Mark Pimlott’s book, Without and within: Essays on territory and the interior (Episode Publishers: Rotterdam). Place Ville Marie, Montréal The Place Ville Marie project was built by...

Rockefeller Center & the 1939 World’s Fair (2007)

Rockefeller Center & the 1939 World’s Fair: 1 | References: 2 References [1] Manfredo Tafuri. Architecture and utopia. (Cambridge MA, MIT Press, 1979), p. 205. [2] Rem Koolhaas. Delirious...

Rockefeller Center & the 1939 World’s Fair (2007)

Excerpt from Mark Pimlott’s book, Without and within: Essays on territory and the interior (Episode Publishers: Rotterdam). Tomorrow: Rockefeller Center and the 1939 World’s Fair Through the...

Frank Lloyd Wright & Broadacre City (2007)

Frank Lloyd Wright & Broadacre City: 1 | References: 2 References [1] Vincent Scully. Frank Lloyd Wright. (New York, George Braziller, 1996 / 1960), p. 20. [2] Alison Sky, Michelle Stone....

Frank Lloyd Wright & Broadacre City (2007)

Excerpt from Mark Pimlott’s book, Without and within: Essays on territory and the interior (Episode Publishers: Rotterdam). Frank Lloyd Wright & Broadacre City Launched in the midst of New...

George Pullman & Pullman, Chicago, Illinois (2007)

George Pullman & Pullman, Chicago— Footnotes [1] Stanley Buder. Pullman: An experiment in industrial order and community planning. (New York, Oxford University Press, 1967). [2] Buder, ibid....

George Pullman & Pullman, Chicago, Illinois (2007)

Excerpt from Mark Pimlott’s book, Without and within: Essays on territory and the interior (Episode Publishers: Rotterdam). George Pullman & Pullman, Chicago, Illinois A Company Town was...

Puck & Pip: Design by Mark Pimlott (2007)

Interview-feature with the designer of Diederik van Lieshout’s Puck & Pip restaurants in the Hague, the Netherlands. Imagine having the opportunity to design the interior of your favorite...

Rein Triefeldt: Solar vision (2003)

Rein Triefeldt: Solar vision This fall, kinetic sculptor Rein Triefeldt and Hoekstra Solar company (of the Netherlands) formally announced a partnership with the potential to develop a powerful...

ModeMuseum, Antwerp (2003)

Dries van Noten, Ann Demeutemeester, et al., may have turned Antwerp into an international fashion center, but the Belgian city’s fashion museum itself was far from central—located in an...

The new Pinakothek der Moderne opens in Munich (2002)

The new Pinakothek der Moderne opens in Munich Sometimes good things do come to those who wait. Munich’s new Pinakothek der Moderne opened its doors last September, bringing together under one...

Mark Pimlott interview (2002)

Perched on a plaza overlooking the Irish Sea, Mark Pimlott’s La Scala (1999–2003) looks like a minimal stairway to heaven. But what is it—art or design? For the past 14 years, Pimlott has faced this...

Art-Sites France: Contemporary Art and Architecture Handbook (1999) (book...

Art-Sites France Contemporary visual arts travelers face a dilemma every time they travel to a new city: where is all the art, design, and architecture that you’ve seen splashed over the world’s...

Birmingham Mailbox light sculpture: Guinguette (2001)

"When I look at it now, I don’t know what it is," says artist Mark Pimlott of his recently completed installation Guinguette, set beneath a flyover on the edge of Birmingham’s city centre....

art-SITES books by Sidra Stich (2001)

For those who find existing guidebooks a bit useless when it comes to mapping out tours of modern and contemporary art and architecture, a new series from Art-SITES could be a valuable resource....

Mark Pimlott: Crossing the line (2001)

People have accused him of avoiding commitment, but Mark Pimlott can’t imagine confining himself to a readily definable profession. Trained as an architect and artist, the London-based Canadian...

Winston Hotel, Amsterdam (2000)

Report on guest-room/art installations including those by Pepe Smit, Lisa Holden, Gerda Hahn, Jan van der Ploeg, Aldert Mantje and Andre Mesman. Winston Hotel, Amsterdam How many art...

Exposing meaning in fashion through presentation at Brooklyn Anchorage, New...

Review of exhibition including work by Vivienne Westwood, Maison Martin Margiela, Viktor & Rolf, Susan Cianciolo and Hussein Chalayan. Exposing meaning in fashion through presentation at...

Artist furniture at Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven (1999)

Review of exhibition including work by Thomas Loeser, Charles Crowley, John Cederquist, Anthony Giachetti, Kristina Madsen, Michael Hurwitz, Silas Kopf and Alphonse Mattia. Artist furniture at...

Club mix at The Drum, Birmingham, UK (1999)

While publicizing an event as a “collaborative head-on ‘clash’ between the contemporary inner-city club scene and the chi chi world of the art gallery” may sound grand, it only begins to describe the...

Amsterdam: Sex, drugs and art hotel (1999)

Winston Hotel, Amsterdam Amidst Amsterdam’s Red Light District, the art-filled Winston Hotel unveiled four new installation-hotel rooms, and three exhibitions on September 22. The...

Maya Lin at American Academy, Rome (1999)

Maya Lin at American Academy, Rome Best known for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (1981-1982) in Washington D.C., American artist-designer Maya Lin (b. 1959) emerged on the art scene at the age of...

Library design by demand (1999)

Having done research at libraries in three countries, R.J. Preece concludes that some serve their users better than others. Please don’t forget the drop-off bins! In a world of fast food, 24-hour...

Selfridges & Co, The Trafford Centre - Manchester (1999)

Manchester’s new Selfridges department store is housed in a giant, Las-Vegas-like shopping mall. The big issue was taming this over-the-top, post-modern beast. Make no mistake: the Trafford Centre...

Foster & Partners’ Hong Kong airport: Cathedral of flight...

The story behind Hong Kong’s new airport, Chek Lap Kok, is obviously one long string of superlatives. Not all of them are positive, however, and the "eighth wonder of the world" is attracting a...

Charles and Ray Eames at Design Museum, London (1998)

Charles and Ray Eames at Design Museum, London The work of influential Americans Charles and Ray Eames (1907-1978 and 1912-1988 respectively) was featured in an exhibition of over 500 objects....

Benno Premsela Present at Gallery Binnen, Amsterdam (1998)

Benno Premsela Present at Gallery Binnen Timed to coincide with the 1998 Gay Games this exhibition, which featured work by some 40 designers, used the work of Benno Premsela as a point of...

Bangkok Contemporary Architecture: Walking Tour II (1998)

Bangkok Contemporary Architecture: Walking Tour II Blink and it’s still there. Yes, there really is a Greek-style temple stuck on the roof of a skyscraper in central Bangkok. And further along, a...

Bangkok Contemporary Architecture: Walking Tour I: Sculpting the sky...

Bangkok Contemporary Architecture: Walking Tour I This tour, following the route of Bangkok’s long-awaited Skytrain system, will take you through a mind-boggling architectural landscape: three of...

Künstlerheim Luise and Schloss Bröllin (1997)

For art travelers in [the Berlin area], two unusual, low-cost lodging options are available: the Künstlerheim Luise and Schloss Bröllin. Steps away from the former Berlin Wall in Mitte, the...

Tony Fretton (1990)

In his Passagenwerk (Arcade Project), Walter Benjamin speculated on the complex of History and subjugation being ’blasted apart’ by an awakening to the constituents of that History. This would be...

International Silver Company. Annual report. (1952)

This is a pdf reprint of the 1952 International Silver Company annual report held at the Meriden Public Library, CT, reprinted here with permission. > Click to see International Silver Company...

International Silver Company flatware advertisement (1952)

The following advertisement below is from the January 1952 issue of Connecticut Circle magazine. It shows the following flatware patterns sold via the International Silver Company’s various...

International Silver Company. Annual report. (1951)

This is a pdf reprint of the 1951 International Silver Company annual report held at the Meriden Public Library, CT, reprinted here with permission. > Click to see International Silver Company...

Letter: Burton Tremaine to Nelson Rockefeller (re: Philip Johnson), MoMA...

The Miller Company Meriden, Connecticut December 27, 1951 Mr. Nelson A. Rockefeller, President The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53rd Street New York 19, New York Dear Mr. Rockefeller:...

International Silver Company. Annual report. (1950)

This is a pdf reprint of the 1950 International Silver Company annual report held at the Meriden Public Library, CT, reprinted below with permission. > Click to see International Silver...

International Silver Company. Personnel Directory brochure (c....

This is a pdf reprint of an undated International Silver Company brochure held at the Meriden Public Library, CT, reprinted here with permission. > Click to see International Silver Company...

Charles Parker Company. Parker bathroom accessories, cabinets, mirrors...

This is a pdf reprint of an undated Charles Parker Company brochure held at the Meriden Public Library, CT, reprinted here with permission. > Click to see Charles Parker Company trade...

International Silver Company. Annual report. (1949)

This is a pdf reprint of the 1949 International Silver Company annual report held at the Meriden Public Library, CT, reprinted here with permission. > Click to see International Silver Company...

Morris Lapidus / Serge Chermayeff (attributed). Miller Company...

The following is a found advertisement published in Architectural Forum published some time between January and June 1948 (specific date and page at this juncture unknown). The graphic design is...

International Silver Co. - 1847 Rogers Bros. Story of Silverplate booklet...

This is a pdf reprint of the c. 1946 informational booklet held at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (offline), reprinted here with permission. > Click to see more design catalogues and...

Bradley & Hubbard brochure (bathroom fixtures) (undated)

The following undated, four-page brochure by Bradley & Hubbard focuses on bathroom fixtures. It possibly was issued after the Charles Parker Company acquired B&H, as they already were in...

International Silver Service internal magazine (October 1934)

This is a pdf of the October 1934 magazine, International Silver Service, a publication by the International Silver Co. for their staff, distributors, retailers, etc. Below this pdf, a full...

International Silver Company in Contemporary American Industrial Art at...

Five leading architectural and industrial designers, Donald Deskey, Eliel Saarinen, Paul Lobel, Lurelle Guild and Alfons Bach, selected International Silver Co. to execute in silver their special...

Manning, Bowman & Co. The new art of table-broiling by Manning-Bowman...

This is a pdf reprint of the c. 1930s brochure The new art of table-broiling by Manning-Bowman [with illustrations], by Manning, Bowman & Co. > Click to see more design catalogues and...

Holmes & Edwards / ISC. What to serve and how to serve it; A guide for...

This is a pdf reprint of the 1927 booklet What to serve and how to serve it; A guide for correct table usage [with illustrations showing the following patterns: Century, Jamestown, Newport, and...

1847 Rogers Bros. / International Silver Co. Anniversary pattern brochure...

This is a pdf reprint of the c. 1922 brochure Anniversary pattern, by 1847 Rogers Bros. / International Silver Company / (The Vinton Co., Portland, Oregon) . > Click to see more design...

Bradley & Hubbard install lighting in Waterbury, CT train station...

B. & H. company has large contracts This article was previously published in The Meriden Weekly Republican on 20 May 1909 with the title directly above and no specific journalist indicated....

Manning, Bowman & Co. (c. 1906). Eclipse Bread Maker brochure

This is a pdf of the c. 1906 brochure Eclipse Bread Maker [with illustrations], by Manning, Bowman & Co. > Click to see more design catalogues and historical documentation concerning...

J. J. Niland & Co. designs 56-inch vase for Tiffany’s, New York...

Handsome vase by Meriden concern This article was previously published in The Meriden Daily Journal on 16 June 1905 with the title directly above and no specific journalist indicated. It is...

Meriden Britannia Co. /ISC - The chafing dish (catalogue no. 59) (c....

This is a pdf reprint of the c. 1900 The chafing dish catalogue no. 59 by Meriden Britannia Company / International Silver Company owned by Design Meriden and later donated to the Winterthur...

Bradley & Hubbard. (1885). Polished brass library and hall lamps design...

This is a pdf reprint of the 1885 design catalogue held at the Meriden Public Library (offline), reprinted here with permission. > Click to see more design catalogues and historical...

Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Co. (1873). Illustrated catalogue of...

Below is a pdf reprint of the 1873 design catalogue held at the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA, reprinted here with permission. (Please note that the AAS original is missing pp....

William Rogers Mfg. Co. (c. 1872). Price list of silver plated goods...

This is a pdf reprint of the 1872 design catalogue held at the Huntington Library, San Marino, CA, reprinted here with permission. > Click to see more design catalogues and historical...

Manning, Bowman & Co. (1939). Waffles without waiting brochure

This is a pdf of the 1939 brochure Waffles without waiting [with illustrations], by Manning, Bowman & Co. > Click to see more design catalogues and historical documentation concerning...

1847 Rogers Bros. / International Silver Co. buffet party brochure...

This is a pdf of the 1935 brochure So you’re going to give a buffet party by 1847 Rogers Bros. / International Silver Company. > Click to see more design catalogues and historical documentation...

Steelsmiths, Inc. - historical information

Above, design for a bake dish by Edward J. Conroy for Steelsmiths, Inc. (design 105,937; 7 September 1937). For more information, see the entry listed below. Steelsmiths, Inc. - historical...