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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
The ice trade
"Extremely interesting ephemeron reflecting early American technological and scientific know-how. The American Ice Company, which had introduced their ice into Scotland, published this brochure explaining the ice trade in which America had taken the lead, use of American ice, methods of cutting, planing, etc., and, of course, the newest drinks in which ice might be introduced. The interesting illus. depict ice-marker and plough, saw, hook and plane, American ice cutter, refrigerator and American water cooler. The frontispiece shows a view of ice cutting on an American lake."--bookseller description.
American Ice Company
1 pamphlet (12 pages) : ill. ; 18 cm.
Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, PAM, Published Collections Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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