1910s Canada ink blotters with advertising Toronto, Montreal, QC

$20.00 USD

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Set of 3 unused ink blotters, two with attractive images.

1913 St. Lawrence Welding Co., Inspector St. Montreal

Boiler repairs, High-pressure Piping, Welding and Cutting

Image title ‘MARGERY’ published by Gerlach-Barklow Co. Joliet IL USA. Image artist is Zula Kenyon, well known artist for her pastel work.

Couple of creases on edges, some corner crease

February 1914 Wickett & Smith Co., Lombard St. Toronto.

Supplier of Gold Leaf.

Couple of creases

9 x 14.5 cm

Undated Eudore Beaudoin Syndic Autorisé Riviere du Loup,  Co, Temiscouta Que.

Colour lighter along edges.

9.5 x 23.50 cm


The Gerlach Barklow Co. was an art calendar factory located in Joliet, Illinois, which was "one of the largest calendar and advertising companies in America." the company was founded in 1907.

Artists who worked for Gerlach Barklow included Arthur H. Hider, Bradshaw Crandell, Fletcher C. Ransom, Adelaide Hiebel, and Zula Kenyon. Many of the company's artists were women, or local residents, and many local residents served as artists' models.