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Item ID# A955.127.001
Title Cope's Hardware Christmas gift catalogue
Object Name Catalog
Dates of Creation 1954
Creator Cope's Hardware
Description Cope's Hardware, Chesley, "Christmas Gift Catalogue", with 1955 calendar on the back. Includes illustrations / photographs, descriptions and prices of kitchen appliances, "electrical gifts for modern living" dinnerware, hardware and tools, Christmas decorations, toboggans, sleighs, wagons and tricycles.

The front cover features a colour photographic imnage of ski chalet and two people carrying crosscountry skiis. Inside colouring: black, white and green.

Admin/Biographical History The hardware store was built by J.H. Elliot in 1888. It was operated as H. Carter Hardware Store; Sam Davison Hardware; Gray & Ewart; Graham and Cope; Gray and Cope; Morley Cope & Son; Elmer Palmer; Irving Weeks, Cope's Pro Hardware (Source: Chesley Past & Present, 1980).

Morley Ryerson Cope (1889-1958) was in partnership with Walter Gray in a Chesley hardware store (Gray & Cope), retiring in 1957.
Physical Description 19 p. ; 15 x 21.5
Subjects Advertising
Business
Hardware stores
People Cope, Morley Ryerson
Place Chesley
Level of Description Item