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Trade card for P.B. Robinson fine boots and shoes, Lawrence, Mass., undated

EP001.01.023.07.01.002 (RS400)

Description

A trade card for Phineas B. Robinson, a maker of fine boots and shoes, located at 221 Essex Street in Lawrence, Massachusetts. He served as a city alderman in 1880 and also acted as an agent for the Florence Sewing Machine Company. The image on the card, entitled "La Musique", presents a young flautist dressed in 18th-century attire, including a powdered wig, playing from a score on a music stand. The entwined initials, A. C. or C. A., appear in the lower left corner of the card.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Digital ID: 000400
GUSN
170035
Reference Code
EP001.01.023.07.01.002

Record details

Originator
Robinson, Phineas B. (Cobbler)
Descriptive Terms
boots
flutes (aerophones)
flutists
footwear
shoemakers
shoes (footwear)
Material Type
advertisements
chromolithographs
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Essex Street (Lawrence, Mass.)
Places
Lawrence (Essex county, Massachusetts)

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