Pittsburgh, PA. American Radiator & Standard Sanitary Corporation. 1950.
Booklet, color and black and white illustrations, 40pp, 7 x 8 1/4 inches, color pictorial paper wrappers. Ink notation pertaining to the treatment for lice on front cover, staples rusted, covers loose, otherwise booklet in good condition. The booklet, with illustrations in color and black and white, describes and pictures a full line of American-Standard mid-century products. These include fixtures and fittings for bathrooms, lavatory units, kitchen sinks; also, various heating units are detailed including baseboards, radiators, convectors, gas-fired boilers, and furnaces, plus "the modern summer air conditioner." Attention is given to color choices for bathroom and kitchen fixtures; these are Persian Brown, Ming Green, T'ang Red, Clair de Lune Blue, Corallin, and Ivoire de Medici. "Carefully selected by American-Standard color experts," so the catalogue states, "these six colors are universally popular." The booklet, in very good condition, provides engrossing and detailed coverage of mid-century plumbing fixtures and heating equipment, and the color options that place them securely in a moment in time. Item #47314