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Market Samples, April 1969
TitleMarket Samples, April 1969
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SubjectFurniture--Drawings; Furniture designers; Furniture industry and trade--Massachusetts--Gardner; Furniture industry and trade--Advertising; Exhibitions
DescriptionA hand-drawn market samples design sheet for the Heywood-Wakefield Company High Point Furniture Line dated April 1969 by W. Joseph Carr. Design spreads such as these would appear in catalogs and advertising spreads, though it is unknown whether this one did or not. Shown are bookcases, chairs, tables and desks with their names and numbers. Joseph Carr was a noted furniture designer, artist, cartoonist and sculptor from Gardner, Massachusetts. He worked for the Heywood-Wakefield Company as a furniture designer from 1936 till the company closed its doors in 1979. He also did freelance furniture designs for a variety of furniture companies including S. Bent & Brothers, Inc.
CreatorCarr, William Joseph, 1910-1999
RelationIs part of the W. Joseph Carr Collection, LaChance Library, Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts, For further information, see the Greater Gardner Furniture History Documentary Project website,
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