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Trade card for Alma Polish, shoe polish, M.S. Cahill & Co., 94 Lincoln Street, Boston, Mass., undated

EP001.01.021.02.04.023 (RS111053)

Description

The card verso describes the benefits of Alma Polish which won a Silver Medal at the World Exposition in New Orleans, May, 1885. The item was patented June 24, 1884.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches
Dimensions
4 3/4x 3 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
GUSN
243968
Reference Code
EP001.01.021.02.04.023

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
polishing
shoes (footwear)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Lincoln Street (Boston, Mass.)
Shoe-polish
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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