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Trade card for the Bay State Fertilizer, manufactured by The Clark's Cove Guano Company, New Bedford, Mass., 1886

EP001.01.002.04.01.007 (RS104137)

Description

A little girl peeks through a wheat sheave to look at two birds on the ground. The illustration caption reads "A nice Swheat girl." The caption below the illustration reads "A word to the wise is sufficient use The Bay State Fertilizer." The benefits of using the fertilizer are described on the card verso. Edmund Grinnell, President and Samuel Ivers, Treasurer are listed on the item verso.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1886
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 5 1/4 x 3 inches
Dimensions
5 1/4x 3(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
241737
Reference Code
EP001.01.002.04.01.007

Record details

Originator
Clark's Cove Guano Company (Publisher)
Clay & Richmond (Printer)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
agriculture
business (commercial function)
fertilizer
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Fertilizer industry
Wheat
Places
New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Clarks Cove (Bristol county, Massachusetts) [bay]

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