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

EP001.01.002.04.01.008 (RS104138)

Description

A figure with a tobacco leaf head is shown reclining in a chair smoking with the caption "A good smoking leaf." The caption below 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
241738
Reference Code
EP001.01.002.04.01.008

Record details

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

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