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The Details:

F. Mayer & Co. Specimen Book. 1863. New York, 1863. [catalog record]

Gift of Charles Henry Taylor, 1932.

The Story:

Illustrating Charles Henry Taylor’s interest in the business side of the lithographic process, this sample book contains examples of printed job work done by Ferdinand Mayer & Co., which was based in New York from 1858 through the 1870s. Included are nearly 400 examples of lithographed or chromolithographed labels, blank checks, billheads and trade cards.

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