Sample advertising wallet or pocketbook made by The Texas Sun newspaper office. Filled out as belonging to James P. Trosclair, Galveston Texas. "Compliments of The Texas Sun, Houston, Texas. Gifford & Winter, Editors and Proprietors. [...] This is a specimen of our Cheap Pocket Book, or Advertising Wallet. It is a slick advertising scheme for enterprising business men."
Place of Origin
Galveston (Galveston County, Tex.) ; Houston (Harris County, Tex.)
Artisan or Artist
Gifford & Winter.
Gifford and Winter.
ink ; paper ; printed ephemera ; wallets
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- coating (material) -- ink ; Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- fiber products -- paper (fiber product) ; Objects Facet -- Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name) -- Information Forms (Hierarchy Name) -- information forms (objects) -- information artifacts -- printed ephemera ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Containers (Hierarchy Name) -- containers (receptacles) -- wallets
Communication Artifacts -- advertising media ; Personal Artifacts -- personal gear -- personal carrying and storage gear -- case, personal -- wallet
communication artifacts -- ephemera ; personal carrying and storage gear -- wallets
advertising ; advertisements ; samples
The William J. Hill Collection
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Hill Texas Archive Research Notes
Advertisement for Gifford & Winter from Houston, Texas.