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Description

Small rectangular format printed with text, advertising a profile-cutting business; two profiles of a man (right) and a woman (left) adorn the top two corners of the sheet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1808
Inscriptions
1) Text of document: ""CORRECT / Profile Likenesses, / Taken at hr. from / 8 o'clock in the morning until 9 in the evening"" etc. (see document). 2) Jelly label with typewritten information, top center of backing: ""Moses Chapman. Essex Co., / early 19th cent. Adv. in / ""Salem Gazette"", 1808. Used / a profile machine.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Advertising Medium
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
advertisements
paper (fiber product)
Portrait
portraits
POSTER
posters
printing (process)
prints (visual works)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Chapman, Moses, 1783-1821
Dimensions
6.313 x 7.688 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.268
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2255

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