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Invitation for A. Shuman & Company, wholesale and retail clothiers, 440 Washington Street, Boston, Mass., September 29, 1880

EP001.01.023.01.02.007 (RS111207)

Description

The card image is a facsimile of Shuman's historical plate "showing costumes from the 1st century to present date" entitled "Grand Panorama Historique de la Mode." The card verso is an invitation for a grand re-opening to take place on October 2, 1880. The new store features are described in detail.

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Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1880-09-29
Physical Description
1 invitation ; 9 x 5 3/4 inches
Dimensions
9x 5 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
244203
Reference Code
EP001.01.023.01.02.007

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
children (people by age group)
clothing
clothing stores
men (male humans)
Material Type
invitations
Subjects
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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