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[Britton & Rey sample albums of postcards, stationery, checks, vignettes and other printed matter].
BANC PIC 2017.010--PIC; BANC PIC 2017.010--ALB v. 1; BANC PIC 2017.010--ALB v. 2; BANC PIC 2017.010--ALB v. 3; ...
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Title:

[Britton & Rey sample albums of postcards, stationery, checks, vignettes and other printed matter]

Creator/Contributor:

Britton & Rey, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Samples of printed matter produced by Britton & Rey firm in late 19th and early 20th centuries, perhaps used for public display and/or internal reference. Materials include color postcards (vols. 1-2); letterhead and envelopes, chiefly for San Francisco and other Bay Area clients (vol. 4); vignette illustrations (vol. 5); checks, chiefly for San Francisco and other California clients (vol. 6); and other miscellaneous samples such as technical illustrations, maps, monograms, merchandise labels, architectural drawings and portraits (vol. 3). Subject matter of postcards and many illustrations includes numerous points of interest in San Francisco, the Bay Area and California.

Date:

1890 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Rey, Jacques Joseph -- Portraits
Britton & Rey -- Archives
Lithography -- California -- San Francisco
California -- Pictorial works
San Francisco (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Printed and compiled by Britton & Rey.
Also includes photograph portraits of Jacques Joseph Rey and an unidentified man (in PIC folder).
Vol. 3 heavily annotated with measurements and speed of print jobs for samples; also includes many "daily time slip" forms.
Titles printed on album covers: vol. 4: Letterheads; vol. 5: Vignettes; vol. 6: Checks.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Britton & Rey sample albums of postcards, stationery, checks, vignettes and other printed matter, BANC PIC 2017.010, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase; from Victor Meshkovsky ; 2016.
Major San Francisco lithographic printing firm and publisher, founded by Joseph Britton and Jacques Joseph Rey, operating from approximately 1851 to 1916.

Type:

graphic
Prints.
Lithographs-San Francisco-California.
Photomechanical prints-California-San Francisco.
Postcards.
Letterheads.
Checks.

Physical Description:

print
Approximately 2,000 prints in 6 albums : chiefly lithographs ; sheets various sizes, albums 54 x 37 cm or smaller

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2017.010--PIC
BANC PIC 2017.010--ALB v. 1
BANC PIC 2017.010--ALB v. 2
BANC PIC 2017.010--ALB v. 3
BANC PIC 2017.010--ALB v. 4
BANC PIC 2017.010--ALB v. 5
BANC PIC 2017.010--ALB v. 6
BANC PIC 2017.010
BANC PIC 2017.010

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.