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JANUARY 6, 2016 — The New York Public Library has expanded access to more than 180,000 items with no known U.S. copyright restrictions in its Digital Collections database, releasing hi-res images, metadata, and tools facilitating digital creation and reuse.

We found this advertisement from this  collection. Click to enlarge.

There were two versions of the shine butler back in 1907. That is the date on the photo: Aug. 3 1907.   The one on the right is not longer made but was available  up until a couple of years ago.   The one on the left looks exactly like the shine butler that we still carry on our website today.