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Trade card for the Putnam Nail Co., Boston, Mass., 1881

EP001.01.004.03.02.001 (RS104303)

Description

The illustration caption reads "Hattie Woodward, 2.15 1/2, sired by Aberdeen, 27." Below the image it states "Copyright Clay & Richmond, Buffalo, N.Y., 1881." The card verso reads "The Only Hot-Forged and Hammer-Pointed Horse-Shoe Nail in The World." The company postal address is in Neponset, Massachusetts.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1881
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 3 x 5 inches
Dimensions
3x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
GUSN
241832
Reference Code
EP001.01.004.03.02.001

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
horseshoe nails
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Harness racing
Horses
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Buffalo (Erie county, New York state)
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

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