M. Rawle Co., Inc. blotter

Description (Brief)
A blotter pad cover made of celluloid. It is an advertising novelty for M. Rawle Co., Inc., dealer of glass for automobiles, furniture, and mirrors. In an ad for one of their products, Indestructo, a shatter-proof auto glass, the image shows a windshield damaged in an accident without causing injury to the driver.
Object Name
blotter
date made
ca 1920
maker
American Art Works, Inc.
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (cover material)
Measurements
overall: 7.8 cm x 19.5 cm x .2 cm; 3 1/16 in x 7 11/16 in x 1/16 in
place made
United States: Ohio, Coshocton
ID Number
2006.0098.1418
catalog number
2006.0098.1418
accession number
2006.0098
subject
Celluloid
Advertising
Automobiles
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Celluloid
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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