The Thomas Record

The Thomas Record (U.S.A.) / c. 1910

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Design: The intertwined letters of the company logo and the style of ornament have an Edwardian flavour. The curved-perspective treatment of the label name is unusual for this time period. The colour combination of purple and gold is also unusual, perhaps reflecting a corporate colour scheme.

History: Produced by Columbia for the John M. Smyth Merchandising Co., one of several chain-store companies with its own line of records.




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