Montgomery Ward & Co. Sales Catalog, Fall & Winter, 1894

Summary

In 1872, Montgomery Ward & Company launched America's first general mail order company. Through their catalogs, the company offered a broad selection of goods at affordable prices. Others would follow. But as this 1894-1895 catalog proudly states, Montgomery Ward & Company were the "Originators of the Mail Order Business."

In 1872, Montgomery Ward & Company launched America's first general mail order company. Through their catalogs, the company offered a broad selection of goods at affordable prices. Others would follow. But as this 1894-1895 catalog proudly states, Montgomery Ward & Company were the "Originators of the Mail Order Business."

Artifact

Trade catalog

Date Made

1894

Subject Date

1894

Creators

Montgomery Ward 

Creator Notes

Made for Montgomery Ward

Collection Title

Trade Catalog Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2011.0.6.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Dimensions

Height: 11.125 in

Width: 8.75 in

Depth: 1.125 in

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