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1947

  • Work on this object began.

2001

  • We acquired this object.

2007

2015

2022

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April Showers Button Display Card Display Card

This is a display card. It was designed by Marion Weeber Welsh and manufactured by B. Blumenthal & Co.. It is dated 1947 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is cardboard (display), celluloid (buttons). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Marion Weeber Welsh. It is credited Bequest of Marion Weeber Welsh.

It has the following markings

Printed in blue in upper left corner of card: [1] B in a blue circle [2] La Mode superimposed over an eagle with spread wings [logo for B. Blumenthal & Co.button line] [3] TRADE MARK [4] REG. U.S. PAT. OFC. [5] Marion Weeber [in script]

Cite this object as

April Showers Button Display Card Display Card; Designed by Marion Weeber Welsh (1905–2000); USA; cardboard (display), celluloid (buttons); Bequest of Marion Weeber Welsh; 2006-2-36

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