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1927 Penmans Advertising Display, Ottawa


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
This 1927 advertising display shows the goods of the Penmans and Watson's clothing companies. According to the back of the photo, the display was in Ottawa.

The signs in the background read

(left)

OTTAWA
SHOW ROOM
38 BANK ST.
[illegible]
H.H.W. Nesbitt

(right)
This MERCHANDISE is sold at
All First Class
DRY GOODS
MEN'S WEAR
STORES

The sign at the bottom lists the Penmans factory locations.
Notes:
While the company's official name at this time was "Penmans Limited", there were inconsistencies in the spelling; "Penman", "Penmans" and "Penman's" were all used interchangeably, though "Penmans" was most common. Signs in this photo use both "Penmans" and "Penman's".
Date of Publication:
1927
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
1999.2654.52
Collection:
Penmans Employee Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.42094 Longitude: -75.69029
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Penmans Advertising Display, Ottawa, 1927, Penmans Employee Collection, 1999.2654.52, Paris Museum and Historical Society
Terms of Use:
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit “Paris Museum and Historical Society.”
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1927 Penmans Advertising Display, Ottawa


This 1927 advertising display shows the goods of the Penmans and Watson's clothing companies. According to the back of the photo, the display was in Ottawa.

The signs in the background read

(left)

OTTAWA
SHOW ROOM
38 BANK ST.
[illegible]
H.H.W. Nesbitt

(right)
This MERCHANDISE is sold at
All First Class
DRY GOODS
MEN'S WEAR
STORES

The sign at the bottom lists the Penmans factory locations.