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Trade card for Mrs. H.C. Pierce, fashionable milliner, No. 8 Court Street, Boston, Mass., 1838-1844

EP001.01.023.06.03.005 (RS112014)

Description

The card vero has a handwritten statement "Hannah Cummings Pierce widow of Amasa Pierce who died Feb. 21, 1838. She married Nov. 3, 1844 Edward Emerson of Hollis N.H. so this card was used sometime between 1838 and 1844."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1838-1844
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 2 x 3 1/4 inches
Dimensions
2x 3 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
244771
Reference Code
EP001.01.023.06.03.005

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
clothing
hatters
milliners
women (female humans)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Court Street (Boston, Mass.)
Hanover Street (Boston, Mass.)
Millinery
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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