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Title Blotter, ink: Snow-Flake Paint; Elysian Gloss-Cote Paint. Manufactured by Hoboken White Lead & Color Works, Hoboken, N.J. N.d., ca. 1920-1930.
Object Name Blotter, Ink
Catalog Number 2011.005.0023
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Description Advertising ink blotter: Snow-Flake Paint; Elysian Gloss-Cote Paint. Manufactured by Hoboken White Lead & Color Works, Inc., Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1920-1930. Printed paper laminated to blue blotting paper, 3-15/16" high x 9-1/4" wide.

Labeled cans are depicted with advertising text.

The company used a rhyming slogan "The Paint with No Complaint"

Snow Flake, A Pure Linseed Oil Flat Paint
Washable, Sanitary, Durable
"Noted for It's Whiteness."
"Snow-Flake" Flat Oil Paint has a great covering capacity, flows easily and does not show any brush marks.
We also manufacture Snow-Flake Stippling Flat.

Gloss-Cote
Gloss Finish
For Interior and Exterior Work
Used as Primer Also for Finishing Coats
Does Two Coats in One
Used extensively as an underbody for new plaster, wood, metal and cement, preventing alkali, acid stains or moisure from injuring subsequent coats of paint

Company address is not stated on the object; they were at 1318 Willow Avenue.
Date 1920-1930
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1936
Search Terms Hoboken White Lead & Color Works, Inc.
1318 Willow Ave.
Caption blotter
Imagefile 081\20110050023.TIF
Classification Manufacturing
Advertising
Business & Commerce