Pittsburgh, PA. Eljer Division of the Murray Corporation of America. No date. Ca. 1955.
Booklet, black and white illustrations, 39p, 11 x 8 1/2 inches, pictorial paper wrappers. Light foxing to back cover, staples rusted, otherwise booklet in good, clean condition. The "Condensed Trade Catalogue" provides a detailed illustrated introduction to Ejer's plumbing and fittings lines. The catalogue begins by introducing "bathroom group suggestions" featuring sink, toilet and bath arrangements and then fills in the particulars with page after page of detailed specs. In addition to household units, an extensive line of commercial products is pictured and described, including drinking fountains, wash sinks and side-by-side sink "batteries," plus perversely named wall and floor mounted toilets (the Newark?) and urinals (the Correcto?). Formed steel cabinets and cast iron sinks, plus wall and base cabinets and flat rim sinks provide a further component of the catalogue. Color illustration is used on one occasion only--to depict the "7 exciting colors" that are available "to beautify the bathroom"; these include "Pagan Red," "Tuscan Tan" and "Twilight Blue." The catalogue, in very good condition, provides quite a through guide to a variety of mid-century plumbing fixtures, fittings, and cabinetry for both domestic and commercial use. Item #47316