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Thomas Day Company salesman's album and catalog
SFH 559  
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Product photographs and catalog for San Francisco light fixture manufacturer
Thomas Day & Company was founded in 1850 and designed fixtures for San Francisco's gas street lamps. After the 1906 earthquake and fire, their products were featured in many prominent residential and commercial structures. The company was later bought out, and today is known as Phoenix Day Company.
2 volumes
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