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Calendar for New England Mutual Life Insurance Co., Post Office Square, Boston, Mass., 1885

EP001.13.02.003 (RS480)

Description

This 1885 calendar was published by the New England Mutual Life Insurance Company of Boston and engraved by John A. Lowell and Co. of Boston. The calendar is comprised of two images. The scene in the top half of the calendar is entitled "The New England of Years Ago" and depicts a young woman, who is wearing a bonnet, cloak and muff standing on a path leading to a farm. The scene in the lower half of the calendar is entitled "The New England of Today" and presents the bustling street life in front of impressive commercial buildings in a large city.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1885
Date Notes
1884
Physical Description
1 calendar ; 14 3/4 x 12 inches
Dimensions
14 3/4x 12(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000480
AccessID: 706
Other identifier: HNEDID-000480
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. H.P. Harrington, 11 June 1943.
GUSN
195364
Reference Code
EP001.13.02.003

Record details

Originator
John A. Lowell & Co. (engraver)
New England Mutual Life Insurance Company (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
commercial buildings
farms
girls
insurance
rural areas
streetscapes
Material Type
calendars
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
New England (United States) [general region]
Location Note
Ephemera: Calendars

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