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This portion of the web site contains materials not used on other pages of laurelhollowpark.net. They are pictures, brochures, advertisements, drawings, and more involving vintage dinnerware made by the Homer Laughlin China Company.

Everything below is arranged by topic. The first column is an ID number of the document, mainly for my own use. The second column has the description along with a clickable link to view the piece. The third column has the date. If the exact date is not known, an approximation is given.

This collection represents the research materials of American dinnerware authors Jo Cunningham, Joanne Jasper, and Mark Gonzalez. Combined, it comes to 20,000 individual pieces with about half being related to Homer Laughlin. Links will be added in the table below as time allows.

This is being made available to everyone with the following disclaimers:

  1. The web site www.LaurelHollowPark.net is not part of the Homer Laughlin China Company. To view HLC's site visit this page: hlcdinnerware.com.
  2. Only materials prior to 1980 will be included on this index.
  3. The intent of this portion of the web site is for entertainment and research purposes only. Materials on this page (as well as other pages on this site) are not intended for download, distribution, for sale, or to be captured and re-posted on other web sites, blogs, etc. As a result, images are watermarked with HL Ephemera.


APPLIQUE
HLC22-O
Advertisement for the "Yellow Daisy" applique pattern. Treatment number A-100. View
c. 1953
HLC22-O
Drawing for the "Yellow Daisy" applique pattern. Drawing number 4696. View
c. 1953
BEST CHINA
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "American Rose" and "Maroon Halo" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Athena" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Autumn Leaves" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Black Princess" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Capitol" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Floral Princess" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Golden Princess" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Golden Scroll" and "Ebony Scroll" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Honeyflower" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Lombardy" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Oak Leaf" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Oriental Princess" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Presidential" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Shangri-la" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Sienna Mist" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Sierra" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "Sundance" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "White Coupe" View
1979
HLC22-O
Restaurant Ware listing for "White Princess" View
1979
BRITTANY
HLC54-C
Trade advert for plaid underglaze decorations on the Brittany shape: B-1201, B-1202, B-1203, and B-1205. View
Nov. 1936
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for plaid underglaze decorations on the Brittany shape. View
c. 1936
HLC45-C
Newspaper advert for "Majestic" on Brittany. View
Aug. 1941
HLC94-O
Sears advertisement for the "Clive" pattern on the Brittany shape. View
1940
HLC94-O
Sears advertisement for the "Green Shamrock" pattern on the Brittany shape. View
1940
HLC22-O
Advertisement for the "Majestic" pattern on the Brittany shape. Treatment number W-538. View
c. 1950s
HLC68-O
Advertisement for the "Majestic" pattern on the Brittany shape. Treatment number W-538. Front | Back
c. 1950s
CAVALIER
HLC94-O
Flyer for "Persian Garden" CV-28 on the Cavalier shape. Front and back. View
early 1950s
HLC94-O
Flyer for "Romance in Blue" CV-67 on the Cavalier shape. Front and back. View
early 1950s
HLC94-O
Flyer for "Barclay" CV-39 on the Cavalier shape. Front and back. View
early 1950s
HLC20-O
Advertisement for "Pink Radiance" on the Cavalier shape. Treatment number W-155. View
c. 1950s
HLC66-C
Advertisement for "Chelsea" on the Cavalier shape. View
c. 1950s
HLC20-O
Drawing for "Springtime" on the Cavlaier shape, treatment number CV-32. Drawing number 5407. View
March 2, 1956
HLC07-O
Advert for the four patterns; Romance, Barclay, Persian Garden, and Spring Song - all on the Cavalier shape. General Merchandise Co. catalog. View
1958
HLC20-O
Advert for the four patterns; Romance, Barclay, Spring Song, and Somerset - all on the Cavalier shape. General Merchandise Co. catalog. View
1959
CENTURY
HLC53-C
Promotional flyer for the Century shape and the Vellum glaze. View
c. 1931
HLC98-C
Larkin catalog advertisement for pattern C-2 on the Century shape. View
1933
HLC68-O
Advertisement for "Briar Rose" on the Century shape -- offered by Montgomery Wards. View
1933
HLC68-O
Advertisement for "English Garden" on the Century shape -- offered by Montgomery Wards. View
1933
HLC95-O
"Gladiolus" on the Century shape -- offered by Montgomery Wards. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC23-C
Trade advert for "Mexicana" on Century, C-228, and Kitchen Kraft, KK-234. View
c. 1938
HLC53-C
Photo of a store display of Mexicana on the Century shape. View
c. 1938
HLC53-O
Montgomery Wards advert for "Briar Rose" on the Century shape. View
1939
CHARM HOUSE
HLC45-C
Trade advert for "Pink Magnolia" on Charm House. View
May 1950
HLC53-C
Trade advert for "Lotus Hai" on Charm House. View
1950
HLC94-C
Drawing for a "Lotus Hai" advertisement. View
Early 1950s
HLC94-O
Drawing for a "Lotus Hai" brochure, Charm House shape, inside and outside. View
Feb. 5, 1951
HLC94-O
Drawing for a Charm House shape, outside only. View
1951
HLC94-O
Drawing for a "Desert Lily" brochure, Rhythm flatware, Charm House hollowware.View
Early 1950s
CORONET
HLC98-C
Larkin catalog advert for "June Rose" on the Coronet shape. View
1935
HLC07-O
Chintz and hand-painted treatments on the Coronet shape. Advertisement from a Blish, Mize & Silliman Hardware catalog. View
c. mid-1930s
DEBUTANTE
HLC51-C
Trade advertisement for "Dogwood" on the Debutante shape. View
June 1950
HLC22-C
Trade advertisement for "Gray Laurel" on the Debutante shape. View
July 1950
HLC22-C
Trade advertisement for "Bali Flower" on the Debutante shape. View
Jan. 1950
DOVER
HLC22-O
Advertisement for Dover shape patterns: CW-100, Colonial White; CW-128, Floribunda; CW-131, Mary Lloyd; and SR-200, Granada White on the Granada shape. View
c. 1980
DURA-PRINT
HLC45-C
Montgomery Ward's advert for the Dura-Print line, Highland. View
c. early 1950s
HLC20-C
Drawing for "Malay" -- a Dura-Print line using Rhythm flatware and black Charm House hollowware. Drawing number 4678. View
March 11, 1953
HLC20-C
Drawing for "Polka-Print" -- a Dura-Print line using Rhythm flatware and black Charm House hollowware. Drawing number 4838. View
Jan. 26, 1954
HLC20-C
Drawing for "Calico" -- a Dura-Print line using Rhythm flatware and Charm House hollowware. Drawing number 4841. View
Jan. 27, 1954
HLC73-C
Advert for "Something Blue" using cobalt blue Charm House hollowware. View
c. mid-1950s
HLC94-O
Flyer for "Frolic" RU-50. Front and back. View
c. mid-1950s
HLC94-O
Don Schreckengost's rough sketch for Highland Plaid advertising. View
early 1950s
HLC94-O
Mockup of a Highland Plaid brochure. (This line uses Charm House hollowware, but the mockup shows Rhythm on the inside.) View
early 1950s
HLC61-C
Trade advert for "True Love" using Rhythm flatware and a Brittany teacup. View
June 1957
EMPRESS
HLC95-O
Sears advertisement for gold band decoration on the Empress shape, 2-pages. View
1916
HLC95-O
Sears advertisement for gold band decoration on the Empress shape, 32-piece set. View
1916
HLC63-O
Advertisement for gold band decoration on the Empress shape. View
April 1920
HLC63-O
Advertisement for Persian border decoration on the Empress shape. View
April 1920
HLC63-O
Advertisement for Oriental border decoration on the Empress shape. View
April 1920
HLC63-O
Advertisement for wide gold band decoration on the Empress shape. View
April 1920
HLC74-C
Catalog advert for "Capitol" and "Springtime" on the Empress shape. View
1925
HLC98-O
Sears advertisement for a "Salad or Berry Set" on the Empress shape. View
1928
HLC98-O
Sears advertisement for lattice and rose pattern Luncheon Set using the Empress shape. View
1928
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers catalog advert for "Capitol" on the Empress shape. View
1930
EPICURE
HLC22-O
Mock-up of an Epicure advertising flyer. View
c. 1954
HLC94-O
Drawing for Epicure advertising. View
March 30, 1955
HLC98-O
Trade ad for Epicure. View
April 1955
HLC64-O
Epicure advert appearing in Better Homes and Gardens. View
Nov. 1955
FIESTA®
Fiesta is a registered trademark of the Homer Laughlin China Co.
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for Fiesta in the first five glazes. View
c. 1936
HLC94-O
Royal Chrome brochure featuring Fiesta and other HLC ware, both solid colored and decaled, in metal holders. View
Spring 1937
HLC55-O
Woman's Home Companion magazine advertisement for Sealex Linoleum flooring with pieces of Fiesta. View
Nov. 1937
HLC64-O
"Sandwich Set" made up of Fiesta dishes, toaster, and tray. One of various recommended Christmas gifts by Grace L. Pennock of Ladies Home Journal. View
Dec. 1937
HLC91-O
Newspaper clipping of a Fiesta "combination set." View
Jan. 31, 1938
HLC35-O
Newspaper clipping of a Fiesta sale at Glosser Brothers in Johnstown, PA View
Aug. 9, 1938
HLC35-O
Newspaper clipping of a Fiesta sale at Waco Hardware & Auto Supply of Waco, TX View
c. 1938
HLC55-C
Tade advertisement for the Fiesta juice set. View
May 1939
HLC21-O
Advertisement for a Fiesta Juice Set. View
c. 1940
HLC35-C
Advertisement for promotional Fiesta items. (Red individual creamer listed on this particular advert.) Bechtel, Lutz & Jost catalog. View
Spring 1940
HLC07-O
Letter for special Fiesta sales promotion. View
Aug. 9, 1955
HLC20-C
Drawing for an advertisement of a Fiesta Starter Set using four of the 1950s colors. Drawing number 4836. View
Jan. 22 1954
HLC96-O
Fiesta order form from Renpak, Inc of West Palm Beach, Florida. View
Nov. 8, 1954
HLC55-C
General letter sent to buyers announcing the return of Fiesta red as well as the addition of "a new medium Green." It also discusses the colors forest, chartreuse, gray, and rose as being discontinued. View
May 27, 1959
HLC24-C
Drawing for an advertisement announcing the return of Fiesta red. View
c. 1959
HLC24-C
Second drawing for an advertisement announcing the return of Fiesta red. Drawing number 6150. View
Sept 3, 1959
HLC24-C
Drawing for an advertisement of "Famous Fiesta Festival" Service for 8. Drawing 6371. View
June 13, 1960
HLC24-C
Drawing for an advertisement of "Famous Fiesta Festival" starter Sets. Drawing 6372. View
June 14, 1960
HLC85-C
Fiesta adverisement with red, yellow, turquoise and (medium) green. View
c. 1960
HLC95-O
Sears catalog advert for Fiesta. (Edited from two pages into one). View
1962
HLC00-F
McClurg's catalog advert for Fiesta in turquoise, yellow, "kelly green", and red. View
Early 1960s.
HLC35-O
Front and back of a general order form for Fiesta. View
Dec. 12, 1965
HLC55-C
General letter sent out regarding the restyling of Fiesta to Fiesta Ironstone as well as color changes. View
May 1, 1969
HLC24-O
Fiesta Ironstone flyer. View
July 1, 1969
HLC55-C
General letter sent out regarding the mango red galze as being discontinued. View
May 1, 1969
GENERAL ADVERTISING
HLC62-C
Homer Laughlin listings of trade sizes, actual sizes, capacities and weights for hotelware (double thick and half thick), dinnerware (Hudson, Genesse, Angelus), and toilet ware (Wyoming, Mingo, Cable, Catalina, Duchess). View
1911
HLC07-O
Homer Laughlin Catalog: The China Book. View
1912
HLC85-C
Good Housekeeping advert for HLC's China Book. View
Oct. 1912
HLC73-C
Twelve pages from an HLC 1916 catalog with patterns on Empress, Hudson, medium weight hotel ware, and some specialties.. View
1916
HLC85-C
Mockup of an advertisement for Woolworth's. View
c. early 1930s
HLC96-O
Advertisement for the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) of Pittsburgh, PA. Shows and discusses HLC restaurant ware. View
1964
GEORGIAN / CRAFTSMAN
HLC94-O
"Aurelia" pattern price list. View
Feb. 27, 1934
HLC94-O
Crafstman brochure featuring the Carlelian pattern. Outside and inside views. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC07-O
Advertisement from a Blish, Mize & Silliman Hardware catalog. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC94-O
Trade advertisement for the Georgian shape. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC53-O
Montgomery Wards' "Formal" on the Georgian shape. View
1939
GEORGIAN EGGSHELL
HLC37-C
Trade advert announcing the Georgian Eggshell shape. View
June 1940
HLC37-C
Trade advert featuring G-3357, English Regency on the Georgian Eggshell shape. View
Dec. 1940
HLC53-O
Montgomery Wards ad for "Cashmere" and "Viceroy" on the Georgian Eggshell shape. View
c. 1940
ADV01-O
Montgomery Wards catalog advert for "Kingston" on the Georgian Eggshell shape. This was one of six lines offered by Wards as part of "American Vogue" dinnerware. View
1943
ADV01-O
Montgomery Wards catalog advert for "Rambler Rose" on the Georgian Eggshell shape. This was one of six lines offered by Wards as part of "American Vogue" dinnerware. View
1943
HLC53-O
Sears ad for "Countess" and "Marilyn" on the Georgian Eggshell shape. View
1944
GRANADA
HLC37-C
Advert for "Daybreak" SR-128 on the Granada shape. Made for Newcor, Inc. View
Late 1970s
HARLEQUIN
HLC07-O
Harlequin brochure showing the first four colors. View
1936
HLC96-O
Harlequin advert from a "60 Years of Woolworth" booklet. View
1939
HLC85-C
Woolworth's advert for Harlequin in six glazes. View
c. late 1930s
HLC94-O
Harlequin brochure. View
1950s
HLC85-C
Harlequin Assortment list for Woolworth's. View
c. 1950s
HLC00-F
Harlequin Assortment list for Woolworth's, front and back. View
c. 1950s
HLC64-O
Woolworth's Christmas catalog ad with Harlequin dinnerware. View
Dec. 1956
HLC00-D
Woolworth's catalog ad with Harlequin dinnerware. View
c. mid-1950s
HUDSON
HLC37-C
Glass and Pottery World trade advert announcing the Hudson shape. View
Jan 1908
HLC37-C
Butler Brothers advert for plain Hudson sold as, "Peerless." View
1915
HLC95-O
Sears advertisement for plain white Hudson shape, 2-pages. View
1916
HLC95-O
Sears advertisement for plain white Hudson shape, 32-piece set. View
1916
HLC95-O
Sears advertisement for "bright gold floral border" on the Hudson shape, 2-pages. View
1916
HLC95-O
Sears advertisement for "bright gold floral border" on the Hudson shape, 42-piece set. View
1916
HLC95-O
Sears advertisement for "pink trailing rose border" on the Hudson shape, 2-pages. View
1916
HLC95-O
Sears advertisement for "pink trailing rose border" on the Hudson shape, 42-piece set. View
1916
HLC63-O
Catalog ad with "June Rose" on the Hudson shape. View
April 1920
HLC63-O
Catalog ad with plain white Hudson shape. View
April 1920
INTERNATIONAL
HLC07-O
Alden's catalog advert for "Summit" on the International shape. View
1980
HLC94-O
"Sonata Brown" IN-160 on the International shape. View
c. 1980
JADE
HLC68-O
Jade "Clair de Lune" brochure sketch, #1. View
c. 1931
HLC68-O
Jade "Clair de Lune" brochure sketch, #2. View
c. 1931
HLC68-O
Jade "Clair de Lune" brochure sketch, #3. View
c. 1931
JUBILEE
HLC53-C
Trade advert for Jubilee. This early ad names beige as foam instead of cream. View
Jan 1948
HLC53-C
General letter for the Jubilee line, #1. View
Jan. 5, 1948
HLC53-C
General letter for the Jubilee line, #2. View
c. 1948
HLC98-O
Trade advert for Jubilee. View
May 1948
HLC07-O
Jubilee price list. View
Oct. 1, 1948
HLC68-O
Proof of a Jubilee advert, 100-4. View
c. 1948
HLC94-O
Proof of a Jubilee advert, 101-6. View
c. 1948
KWAKER
HLC37-O
Pacific Housewares Company ad for pattern K-63, Clinton on the Kwaker shape. View
early 1920s
HLC37-C
Colonial Homes Series, January Scene. K-3715. View
1924
HLC37-C
Colonial Homes Series, March Winds. K-3115. View
1924
HLC37-C
Colonial Homes Series, May Flowers. K-3315. View
1924
HLC37-C
Colonial Homes Series, July - Summer. K-4315. View
1924
HLC37-C
Colonial Homes Series, August - Vacation Days. K-5615. View
1924
HLC37-C
Colonial Homes Series, September - School Days. K-3515. View
1924
HLC37-C
Colonial Homes Series, October - Hunting Season. K-3215. View
1924
HLC37-C
Colonial Homes Series, November - Thanksgiving. K-1715. View
1924
HLC37-C
Colonial Homes Series, December - Yuletide. K-5315. View
1924
HLC98-O
Decorated China offering from a Kirkman Premium catalog using the Kwaker shape. View
c. 1926
HLC37-C
Trade advert featuring pattern K-8917. View
1928
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers catalog advert for "Presidential" on the Kwaker shape. View
1930
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers catalog advert for "Vandemere" on Kwaker. View
1930
LIBERTY
HLC79-C
Proof advert for "Montecello" pattern, 58-piece set, on the Liberty shape. View
c. 1950
MIXED SHAPES IN ADVERTISEMENTS
HLC95-O
Sears advertisement for Hudson and Empress shape plates, cups, and saucers. View
1916
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for OvenServe and Virgina Rose with floral decals and platinum trim. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for Willow, floral medalion border on Georgian, and "Cardinal" on the regular Nautilus shape. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for "Platinum Wreath" and "Petit-Point" on Coronet as well as "Apple Blossom" on Century. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for flower basket on Nautilus, rose decal on Virginia Rose, and Wild Flower on Coronet. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for plain ivory Republic shape (called Ranson in the ad), decaled Nautilus Eggshell, and decaled Republic. View
c. 1937
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for blue floral decoration on the Republic shape (called Rason in the ad), Virginia Rose with decals, and "Wreath and Polka Dot" border on Brittany View
c. 1936
HLC94-O
Montgomery Ward's catalog advert for "Gold Stripe" on the Wells shape and "Lady Alice" on the Brittany shape.View
1940
HLC07-O
Fones Brothers Hardware Co. catalog advert featuring VR-178 on the Virginia Rose shape. (Only the basic shape of the ware is shown, not the actual decal.) Kraftware - this is actually Kraft Pink. The photo shown next to the description is Riviera which is described under the Virginia Rose portion. Patterns MAJ-83 and MAJ-70 are on the Republic shape. N-1577 is a Nautilus Eggshell pattern. View
1942
HLC53-C
Trade advertisement for HLC featuring Fiesta, Jubilee, and Georgian Eggshell. View
Sept. 1949
HLC85-C
Advert showing specialty salad bowls, jumbo and demitasse cups and saucers, Tom & Jerry set. View
Early 1950s
HLC94-O
Trade show advertisement featuring Nautilus Eggshell, Cavalier, Fiesta, Brittany, Applique, Dura-Print, and Rhythm plates. View
Mid-1950s
HLC94-C
Advertisement showing "Star Flower" RY-313 and Autumn, RY-314 on the Rhythm shape, "Promenade" B-1438 on Brittany, "Louise" RY-73 on Rhythm/Studio, VR-437 on Virginia Rose, "Morning Bloom" HLS-276 on Skytone, "Somerset" CV-87, "Barclay" CV-39, and "Romance" CV-67 on Cavalier Eggshell. View
1957
HLC07-C
Shapleigh Hardware Co. of St. Louis, MO catalog advert showing "Classic" B-1408 on Brittany, the Dura-Print treatment, "Mardi Gras" RU-31-Y, "Twilight" HLS-205 on Skytone, "Symphony" RY-184 on Rhythm, and "Barclay" CV-39 on Cavalier. View
Feb. 1957
HLC85-C
Bennett Brothers catalog advert for "Romance" on Cavalier and "Capri" on Rhythm. View
1959
HLC00-D
"Moselle" and "Pastel Rose" on Triumph, "Maplewood" on Oribt. Bennett Brothers catalog. View
1965
HLC98-O
S&H Green Stamps advert for "Elegance" using Rhythm flatware and a Nautilus teacup. View
1965
HLC42-O
Advertisement for four patterns on the Bristol shape: Duet (C-398), Zinnia (C-199), Bolero (C-363), Riviera (CV-173), and two on the Vogue shape (C-400) and Nordic (C-364). View
C. 1971
HLC94-O
Woolworth's order form featuring Hearthside shapes: Paradise (HS-236), Rock Garden (HS-238), Fleur (HS-242), Fresh N' Green (HS-241), and Stitchery. Also shown are Mystique (SR-120) on Granada and White Dover (CW-100) View
June 1973
HLC94-O
Woolworth's order form featuring Hearthside shapes: Gold Glade (HS-216), Banded Cortez (HS-218), and on Bristol: Floral Garden (C-393), Marigold (C-349) View
June 1973
HLC94-O
Woolworth's order form featuring Hearthside shapes: Rock Garden (HS-287), Delightful (HS-289), Heavenly (HS-288), New Paradise (HS-280), Day Break (HS-282), Joy (HS-277). Also shown is plain Granada White (SR-100). View
March 1975
HLC66-O
Catalog advertisement for Wilshire House and Decostone dinnerware made by Homer Laughlin. "Rocky Mt. Flower" on Hearthside shape, "Mario Green" on Dover, "Mario Gold" on Dover, "Marigold" on Bristol, "Honey Gold" on Hearthside, and "Hop Scotch" on Hearthside. (Not shown are patterns A-D which were made by Mikasa and editied out for this site.) View
1975
NAUTILUS (REGULAR, IVORY)
HLC45-C
Newspaper advert for red trim Nautilus dinnerware. View
Aug. 1941
HLC79-C
Proof advert for the "Newell" pattern, 105-pc set, on the Nautilus shape. View
c. 1950
HLC94-O
Brochure for "Lady Statford" and "Lady Greenbriar". Both lines use Nautilus flatware and teacup, a Nautilus Eggshell teapot, Charm House sugar, creamer, and sauceboat. View
1952
NAUTILUS EGGSHELL
HLC29-C
Trade advertisement for "Starflower" N-1471 on Eggshell Nautilus. View
May 1937
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for Banded decorations on Eggshell Nautilus. View
c. 1937
HLC53-O
"Cardinal", "Admiral", and "Chintz" on Eggshell Nautilus for Montgomery Wards. View
c. late 1930s
HLC07-O
Belknap Hardware and Mfg. catalog advert showing border rose treatment on Eggshell Nautilus. View
1940
HLC07-O
Belknap Hardware and Mfg. catalog advert showing "Elaine" on Eggshell Nautilus. View
1940
HLC94-O
Montgomery Ward's catalog advert for "Rochelle" on the Nautilus Eggshell shape. View
1941
ADV01-O
Montgomery Wards catalog advert for "Bristol" on the Nautilus Eggshell shape. This was one of six lines offered by Wards as part of "American Vogue" dinnerware. View
1943
ADV01-O
Montgomery Wards catalog advert for "Gardenia" on the Nautilus Eggshell shape. This was one of six lines offered by Wards as part of "American Vogue" dinnerware. View
1943
ADV01-O
Montgomery Wards catalog advert for "Coronet" on the Nautilus Eggshell shape. This was one of six lines offered by Wards as part of "American Vogue" dinnerware. View
1943
NEWELL
HLC45-C
Trade advert with N-2023 on the Newell shape. View
Feb. 1928
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers catalog advert for "Puritan" on the Newell shape. View
1930
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers catalog advert for "Southern Pride" on Newell. View
1930
ORBIT
HLC94-O
"Spring Ballet" on the Orbit shape, sold though Woolworth's. View
c. mid-1960s
HLC94-O
Front and back of a flyer featuring "Trent" (B-1474) on Orbit with Brittany flatware. View
c. mid-1960s
HLC94-O
Front and back of a flyer featuring "Orient" (RUM-705) on the Oribt shape with Rhythm flatware. View
c. mid-1960s
HLC95-O
Sears advertisement for Indian Summer (14), Mirage (15), and Periwinkle (16) on the Orbit shape. Also shown in the ad are Blue Melody (10) and Musicale (11) by the Harker Pottery Co. as well as Eros (12) and Marimba Bay (13) by the Taylor, Smith & Taylor Co.View
1965
ORLEANS
HLC61-C
Promotional photo for pattern O-20 on the Orleans shape. View
c. 1932
OVENSERVE (embossed)
HLC07-C
Complete 15-page OvenServe brochure. View
1933
HLC55-C
Trade advertisement for OvenServe, mentions Kresge 5 and 10 as a seller. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC07-O
Three OvenServe and Kitchen Kraft stickers. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for OvenServe in Ivory and Orange. View
c. mid-1930s
PICCADILLY
HLC98-C
Larkin catalog ad for "Empire" on the Piccadilly shape. View
1940
HLC42-C
Sears ad for "Oak Leaf" on the Piccadilly shape. View
c. early 1940s
HLC53-O
Montgomery Wards' "Royal Maroon" on the Piccadilly shape. View
c. 1940
PRINCETON
HLC35-C
Princeton shape advertisement in the Bechtel, Lutz & Jost Spring 1940 catalog. View
1940
REPUBLIC
HLC63-O
Catalog listing for white and gold decoration on the Republic shape. View
April 1920
HLC98-O
Sears advert for "Snowflake White Dinnerware" Republic shape. View
1928
RIVIERA
HLC20-O
Riviera brochure. Pieces are given trade sizes. View
c. 1938
HLC09-O
Drawing for Riviera foil stickers. Drawing number 2424. View
March 2, 1940
HLC29-O
Newspaper advert for Riviera from the Buffalo Evening News. View
Sept. 5, 1940
HLC24-O
General letter from HLC to retailers stating red in the Riviera line is to be replaced with ivory. View
c. 1943
HLC55-O
General order form for Riviera in four glazes. View
Oct. 1, 1948
RHYTHM
HLC45-C
Drawing for American Provincial promotion on the Rhythm shape. View
April 4, 1951
HLC45-C
Flyer for Cascade on the Rhythm shape, front only. View
1950s
HLC07-O
Advert for the patterns; Capri, Golden Wheat, and Lotus Hai - all on the Rhythm shape. Also shown is "Star Dust" on Skytone. General Merchandise Co. catalog. View
1958
HLC94-O
Advert for the patterns; Golden Wheat, Maytime, Capri, and Bouquet - all on the Rhythm shape. General Merchandise Co. catalog. View
1959
HLC53-C
Copy of a box top of Mother's Oats with "Modern Star" premium on the Rhythm shape. View
c. 1960
HLC85-C
"Golden Wheat" and "Capri" on the Rhythm shape.View
c. 1960
HLC85-C
"Tulip Wreath" and "Paradise" on the Rhythm shape with Studio hollowware. View
c. 1960
SAXON
HLC91-O
"Regal" on the Saxon shape. Newspaper clipping of a supermarket promotion. View
October 10, 1960
SERENADE
HLC85-C
Trade advertisement for Serenade in pastel glazes. View
July 1939
SERENADE (Underglaze Ware)
HLC94-O
"Cosmos" treatment number RUM-700. This set uses Rhythm flatware, Charm House teacup, and Triumph sugar and creamer. View
c. 1964
HLC94-O
"Tulip" treatment number RUM-702. This set uses Rhythm flatware, Charm House teacup, and Triumph sugar and creamer. View
c. 1964
HLC94-O
"Aster" a.k.a. "Blue Aster" treatment number RUM-703. This set uses Rhythm flatware, Charm House teacup, and Triumph sugar and creamer. View
c. 1964
HLC94-O
"Orchard" treatment number RUM-701. This set uses Rhythm flatware, Charm House teacup, and Triumph sugar and creamer. View
c. 1964
SKYTONE
HLC36-C
Sketch for the outside cover of a Skytone price list. View
c. 1949
HLC94-O
Skytone advertisement. Drawing number 4298. View
July 17, 1950
SUNTONE
HLC94-O
Suntone advertisement. Drawing number 4449 View
April, 14, 1951
HLC38-O
Suntone order form for retailers. Pieces listed in both trade and actual sizes. View
June 1, 1951
SWING
HLC85-O
Trade advert announcing the Swing Eggshell shape. View
Jan. 1938
HLC23-C
Trade advert featuring the patterns: Blue Flax (S-128-C), Caprice (S-116-P), Prima Donna (S-105-C), Alameda (S-131-C), and Carnation (S-118-P) on the Swing Eggshell shape. View
c. 1938
HLC38-O
"Organdy Pastels" on the Swing Shape for Sears. View
1939
TANGO
HLC45-O
Recommended display for Tango dinnerware. View
c. Late 1930s
THEME EGGSHELL
HLC85-C
Trade advert annoucing the Theme Eggshell shape. View
Jan. 1940
HLC94-O
Sears catalog advert for "Surrey" on the Theme Eggshell shape. View
1940
HLC94-O
Montgomery Wards catalog advert for "Heather Lane" on the Theme Eggshell shape. View
c. 1942
ADV01-O
Montgomery Wards catalog advert for "Regency" on the Theme Eggshell shape. This was one of six lines offered by Wards as part of "American Vogue" dinnerware. View
1943
TRIUMPH
HLC45-C
"Round-the-clock living" advert with Triumph shapes. View
c. late 1950s
HLC94-O
Inside and outside of Triumph brochure featuring "Woodland". View
Aug. 1959
HLC94-O
Inside and outside of Triumph brochure featuring "Spring Rose". View
Aug. 1959
HLC94-O
Inside and outside of Triumph brochure featuring "Linda". View
Aug. 1959
HLC94-O
Inside and outside of Triumph brochure featuring "October Leaves". View
Aug. 1959
HLC94-O
Inside and outside of Triumph brochure featuring "Pastel Rose". View
Jan. 1961
HLC94-O
Inside and outside of Triumph brochure featuring "Snowhite". View
Jan. 1961
TOILET WARE
HLC94-O
Advertisement for the Laughlin Combinet. View
c. 1890
HLC94-O
Advertisement for the Laughlin Combinet. View
c. 1890
HLC94-O
Advertisement for the Laughlin Combinet. View
c. 1890
HLC94-O
Advertisement for the Laughlin Combinet. View
c. 1890
HLC94-O
Advertisement for the Laughlin Combinet. View
June 1891
HLC94-O
Advertisement for the Laughlin Combinet. View
July 1891
VICTORIA
HLC98-C
S&H Green Stamps advert for "Arcadia" on the Victoria shape. View
1965
VIRGINIA ROSE
HLC98-O
Hi-Lex premium ad for Virginia Rose. View
c. 1933
HLC98-C
Larkin catalog ad for "Patrician" on Virginia Rose. View
1933
HLC98-C
Larkin catalog ad for "Patrician" on Virginia Rose. View
1934
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers advert for hand-painted underglaze treatments on the Virginia Rose shape. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC55-C
Advert for the "Patrician" treatment on the Virginia Rose shape. View
c. mid-1930s
HLC55-C
Advert for hand-painted underglaze treatments on the Virginia Rose shape. View
c. late 1930s
HLC23-C
Butler Brothers advert decorated Virginia Rose and OvenServe. View
1937
HLC55-O
Theatre promotion for decorated Virginia Rose and OvenServe as giveaways. View
Jan. 1937
HLC94-O
Sears advert for "Louise" on the Virginia Rose shape. View
1940
VOGUE
HLC21-O
Vogue shape advertisement with patterns; RUS-135 Garland, RUS-136 Lancaster, RUS-134 Oslo, and RUS-137 Apache. View
c. 1960s
WELLS
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers catalog advert for "Cosmos" on the Wells shape. View
1930
HLC94-O
Catalog advert for "Fiight of the Swallows" and "Flowers of the Dell" as well as the art glazes, green and rose on the Wells shape. View
1933
HLC91-O
Sears catalog advert for "Gold Stripe" on the Wells shape. View
1939
HLC94-O
Sears catalog advert for "Modern Laurel" on the Wells shape. View
1940
WILLOW and AMERICANA
HLC91-O
Sears catalog advert for Blue Willow. Shows the Empress casserole and the jug unique to the line. View
1939
HLC94-O
Wards catalog advert for Blue Willow. View
c. late 1930s
HLC94-O
Sears catalog advert for Blue Fantasy and Rose Fantasy on the Willow shape. Shows the Wells shape casserole. View
1940
HLC94-O
Montgomery Wards catalog advertisement for Americana. This set uses pieces which originated in the Willow shape. The teapot, demitasse cup, and demitasse saucer were created for this line. View
c. 1942
ADV01-O
Montgomery Wards catalog advertisement for Americana. View
1943
HLC53-O
Sears catalog advert for Blue Willow. View
1944
HLC85-C
Woolworth's assortment of Blue Willow, treatment number W-435. View
mid-1940s
HLC94-O
Homer Laughlin pocket calendar with Blue Willow. View
1952
YELLOWSTONE
HLC45-C
Trade advert with Y-31 on the Yellowstone shape. View
Aug. 1927
HLC94-O
Advertisement for Y-12, "Raymond" on the Yellowstone shape. View
late 1920s
HLC94-O
Advertisement for Y-28, "Rosetta" on the Yellowstone shape. View
late 1920s
HLC73-O
Advert appearing in the Ladies' Home Journal for Woolworth's 50th Anniversary Sale. Featured are patterns on HLC's Yellowstone shape. View
May 1929
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers catalog advert for "Hostess" on Yellowstone. View
1930
HLC74-C
Butler Brothers catalog advert for "Ultra" on Yellowstone. View
1930

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