Kroeber & Kaeppel - historical information

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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.

Kroeber & Kaeppel - historical information (by year)

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Various newspapers, magazines and other sources

(c. 1885). Various newspapers, magazines and other sources - search engines.

1887 - advertisement

Kroeber & Kaeppel. (1887). Advertisement: "E. H. Kroeber; A. G. Kaeppel; Kroeber & Kaeppel, (Successors in Decorating to the Meriden Flint Glass Co.); Decorators on all Varieties of Opal Glass Ware; Shop, Cambridge Street, rear Wilcox & White Organ Co.; Meriden, Conn." In Meriden directory for 1887, (p. 325, with possible listings per topic on previous pages of this directory). Price, Lee & Co.: New Haven, CT. (Viewed 26 September 2020. E01541; H01590; H01604; ).


2012 - book mentions

Tobin, Diane. (2012). Regarding Kroeber & Kaeppel (at least nine mentions, including presumably photo showing decorating shop sign on front building at former Meriden Flint Glass Co site, 1886). The Meriden Flint Glass Company: An abundance of glass. Charleston, SC: The History Press. (Viewed 28 September 2020. E01575.)

"... two former [Meriden Flint Glass Co.] decorators, Emil Kroeber and Albert Kaeppel, went into the glass decorating business right on the factory grounds... 1885-90; Kroeber & Kaeppel, glass decorators." (Excerpts from above.)

Click the following link to see designs and documentation for other historical companies from the Meriden area, and those that were connected to the International Silver Company; go to the historical Meriden design overview page and scroll down to section D: "ISC, predecessors & divisions" and E: "Other featured companies".