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Trade card for the J. & W.R. Wing & Co., clothing, 111 Union Street, New Bedford, Mass., 1875

EP001.01.023.01.05.016 (RS111456)

Description

Wing is a manufacturer of custom clothing and a dealer in ready made clothing. The image is Machinery Hall at the Centennial International Exhibition held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1876. The bottom of the cards reads "Copyright 1875 by L.F. Citti & Co., Phila." The card verso contains advertisements for other New Bedford businesses.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1875
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches
Dimensions
5 1/4x 3 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2007.
GUSN
244268
Reference Code
EP001.01.023.01.05.016

Record details

Other Organizations
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
clothing
clothing stores
fairs
world's fairs
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Places
New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)

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