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Syracuse Vacuum Cleaner Co. blotter

Syracuse Vacuum Cleaner Co. blotter

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Description (Brief)
A blotter pad with a celluloid cover. It's an advertising novelty for the Syracuse Vacuum Cleaner Co. Advertising copy and two images are printed on the cover. One image shows the "BEE" Suction Cleaner manufactured by the Birtman Electric Co.; the other shows a woman using a hand-powered vacuum cleaner.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1910
Bastian Brothers Company
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
Physical Description
cellulose nitrate (cover material)
paper (pad material)
overall: 8.3 cm x 19.5 cm x.5 cm; 3 1/4 in x 7 11/16 in x 3/16 in
overall: 1/4 in x 7 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in;.635 cm x 20.0025 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Household Tools and Equipment
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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