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Trade card for Melville Garden clambake, Crow Point, Mass., 1880

EP001.01.046.05.01.001 (RS605)

Description

Melville Garden was a summer resort in Crow Point (also known as Downer Landing), Massachusetts on the headland at the mouth of the Hingham River. A waiter serves a plate of clams to a woman and man seated at a table inside a clamshell. James D. Scudder, who was the proprietor of Melville Garden and superintendent of Downer Landing, copyrighted the trade card in 1880.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1880
Date Notes
Copyright date.
Physical Description
1 trade card
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000605
AccessID: 837
Other identifier: HNEDID-000605
GUSN
195492
Reference Code
EP001.01.046.05.01.001

Record details

Originator
Heliotype Printing Co. (Printer)
Other People
Scudder, James D.
Other Organizations
Melville Garden (Firm)
Descriptive Terms
clams
summer resorts
tables (support furniture)
waiters (people)
Material Type
advertisements
printed ephemera
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
African American men
clambakes
Places
Hingham Harbor (Plymouth County, Massachusetts) [harbor]
Crow Point (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Food Enterprises: Restaurants

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