Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Artist National


The front panel begins at the top with the company name and address followed by the name of the model "Artist National." Towards the top right corner, there is a drawn black and white illustration of a range with a high shelf. The rest of the panel is filled with information and descriptions about the "Artist National." Some of the key features include fuel saving bank, oven, thermometer, top, fire box, damper, reservoir, and the choice of colors. Along the bottom, there are columns containing specifications and prices. The column headings are number, style, oven, top surface, weight, and price. Along the left side, there are three ranges depicted including the Artist National with a back guard, high shelf, and high closet. The back panel is blank.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: National Stoves, Ranges, Furnaces, etc.

Publisher: Excelsior Stove & MF'G. Co. (Quincy, Ill.)

1942 (ca.)

27.9 x 21.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Artist National. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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