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Business card for Weiner's Antique Shop, 22 Beacon St. cor. Park St., Boston, Mass., undated

EP001.01.005.01.008 (RS104293)

Description

The illustration is captioned "opp. State House." The shop's warehouse is located at 356 Broadway in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The bottom of the card reads "Member: Appraiser's Association of America." The business address includes the zipcode 02108.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 business card ; 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches
Dimensions
3 3/4x 2 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
241875
Reference Code
EP001.01.005.01.008

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
antiques (object genre)
business (commercial function)
Material Type
business cards
Subjects
Beacon Street (Boston, Mass.)
Broadway Street (Cambridge, Mass.)
Park Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Massachusetts State House (Boston, Mass.)

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Comments

Weiner's Antique Shop #

AvatarPosted by Daniel Rubin on June 17, 2016
I remember that card! My great grandfather, Philip Weiner, started that shop at the turn of the century. My favorite pieces as a boy were the mechanical banks, such as William Tell crossbowing your coins into an apple.

RE: Weiner's Antique Shop #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on June 20, 2016
Hello Mr. Rubin,

Thank you for sharing this wonderful memory!

Abigail Cramer
Librarian/Archivist
Historic New England