Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Blotters bearing advertisements. Some, advertising mainly school supplies, were issued to school children in France from the late 19th century up until the 1960s. In mid-20th century, Esquire Magazine was advertised by blotters featuring movie star pin-up drawings and photos. Customized advertising blotters are still produced today.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Hotel Fontenelle Advertising Blotter, circa 1955
Item — Box 3, Folder: 2020-001
Scope and Contents
A pink advertising blotter for the Hotel Fontenelle in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. In addition to text, there is a drawing of the building with people and cars at street-level. The text reads "Center of everything -- Hotel Fontenelle -- Omaha's Welcome to the World! -- Six floors of air conditioned sleeping rooms." The blotter is 7.5 cm H x 16 cm W.
Dates: circa 1955