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Name Hochschild, Kohn & Co.

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Image of 2010.013.041 - Linda Lapides

2010.013.041 - Linda Lapides

Various receipts and labels from Baltimore department stores

Image of 1986.052.001 - Pad

1986.052.001 - Pad

Hochschild Kohn & Co. shopping memorandum pad and calendar, 1927.

Image of 1986.076.001 - Tray

1986.076.001 - Tray

Bronze souvenir tray/dish from Hochschild Kohn & Co. Top edge of tray is imprinted "Baltimore's Best Store;" center of tray has bas relief image of the downtown Hochschild Kohn & Co. department store. Back of tray has serial number 2273.

Image of 1987.126.019 - Hat

1987.126.019 - Hat

c. 1950's/60's Blue fabric pillbox-style hat with very narrow brim trimmed all around crown with blue woven band of synthetic raffia and looped trim and small circle of pearl beads at left front. Lined with blue sunthetic lace and blue grosgrain band around inside edge. Narrow wlastic strap attached to band to keep hat secure on head. "Hochschild, Kohn Baltimore" label attached to band at back.

Image of 1987.126.027 - Hatbox

1987.126.027 - Hatbox

Blue and white checkered round hatbox from Hochschild, Kohn & Co with blue chord. Originally contained blue straw hat (.19a)

Image of 1987.226.001 - Bank, Still

1987.226.001 - Bank, Still

Hochschild Kohn & Co. bank, in the form of a lock box. "Baltimore's Best Store" across the front. Note: no key.

Image of 1987.226.002a - Brush

1987.226.002a - Brush

Small brush with a silver-colored back. Brush is from the Hochschild Kohn Company department store; likely a souvenir given away to patrons attending the 1897 grand opening. Item is possibly a shoe brush.

Image of 1987.226.003a - Medal

1987.226.003a - Medal

Small medal commemorating Hochschild Kohn & Co. founders (Max Hochschild, Benno Kohn and Louis Kohn), 25 years. Imprinted on front, Hochschild Kohn & Co. Silver Anniversary 1897-1922, with an image of a woman carrying a torch in one hand and a basket of goods in the other. Imprinted on reverse, To the store Family in appreciation of the loyalty which has made possible these twenty five years of progress

Image of 1987.226.003b - Medal

1987.226.003b - Medal

Large medal commemorating Hochschild Kohn & Co. founders, Max Hochschild, Benno Kohn and Louis Kohn, with each in profile, imprinted below, " This Tablet is dedicated to the Founders of Baltimore's best store on the occasion of the silver anniversary as an expression of the high regard in which they are held by every member of their store-family November 15, 1922

Image of 1987.226.004 - Ashtray

1987.226.004 - Ashtray

Ashtray with Hochschild Kohn & Co. delivery truck pictured.

Image of 1988.011.001 - Box

1988.011.001 - Box

Box from Hochschild, Kohn & Co.

Image of 1988.011.002 - Snap

1988.011.002 - Snap

Cards of dress snaps, unused.

Image of 1988.011.003 - Snap

1988.011.003 - Snap

Card of unused snaps from Hochschild Kohn's. Reverse of card reads: "Proper use of our correct size H.K.& CO. snap as printed here will not injure any garment. If it does, we, on receipt of satisfactory proof to that effect, will make good the injury to the garment."

Image of 1988.046.060 - Box

1988.046.060 - Box

Rectangular box from Hochschild, Kohn & Co., cream colored with diagonal silver stripes; store name on the bottom left corner.

Image of 1988.218.116 - Block, Printing

1988.218.116 - Block, Printing

Printers block with Hochschild Kohn & Co. logo used by Kogan Printing for publicity materials, n.d.

Image of 1988.236.001 - Napkin

1988.236.001 - Napkin

Linen table napkin made in Ireland for Hochschild Kohn & Co., double damask.

1989.134.001 - Plaque

Bronze plaque of the three founders of Hochschild, Kohn & Co, Benno Kohn, Martin Kohn and Max Hochschild, done in bas relief, "Baltimore's Best Store."

Image of 1990.005.003 - Saucer

1990.005.003 - Saucer

Saucer, porcelain from Hochschild, Kohn, & Co., with scene of Baltimore's Washington Monument.

Image of 1990.125.001 - Hat

1990.125.001 - Hat

c. 1930's-40's lady's woven straw wide-brim fedora-style hat with the crown creased front to front and trimmed with a narrow rust grosgrain ribbon with a bow on the right side. There is a peach satin sweat band on the inside edge of the crown and the band is stamped "Genuine Panama Guaranteed" on the right side and "Hochschild, Kohn & Co. Baltimore" on the left side. A small ribbon bow is attached to the center back of the band and is stamped "22 1/2". The straw has all over uneven darkening with some small rust colored stains on the brim. The hat brim is slightly misshapen.

Image of 1991.026.015 - Ashtray

1991.026.015 - Ashtray

Ashtray, tan with brown edge, depicting a black and yellow Hochschild, Kohn & Co. horse-drawn wagon (Made in Japan). Blue clothed driver, tax horse, off-white background (bottom).