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Silver-plated ware

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lunt Silversmiths records

 Collection
Identifier: 2544
Abstract: Lunt Silversmiths designed and manufactured quality sterling holloware, flatware, silverware, and giftware for 107 years. Filing for bankruptcy in 2009, Lunt ceased manufacturing and sold their brand to Read & Barton the following year. Included are administrative records, designs, patterns, photographs, and three-dimensional objects that include moulds, silhouettes, and unstruck blanks. The numerous drawings and sketches that comprise this collection document the talent of skilled craftsmen who worked for the company throughout the twentieth century.
Dates: 1929-2007

Quaker Lace Company photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-295
Abstract: Quaker Lace Company was founded by Joseph H. Bromley (1800-1883) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1894. The firm was well known for manufacturing fine lace tablecloths, and during the 1950s, the White House was a customer. Various independent New England silversmiths came together and formed the International Silver Company in 1898. This collection includes three photographs of Quaker Lace tablecloths with one of them accompanied by a letter from the White House. Another photograph is of silverplate and stainless forks along with a press release from the International Silver Company.
Dates: 1953; circa 1970

Wm. Rogers & Son silverplate display cards

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-215
Abstract: Wm. Rogers & Son was a trademark used by the International Silver Company in silverplate. Various independent New England silversmiths came together and formed the International Silver Company in 1898. These items are point-of-sale advertising display cards for Wm. Rogers & Son silverplate.
Dates: circa 1930