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Postcard for W. & A. Bacon Dry Goods Store, Washington, corner Ruggles Street, Boston, Mass., undated

EP001.01.031.01.01.001 (RS113551)

Description

The top of the card reads "Your Grandmother Traded Here." The image is captioned "Oldest Dry Goods Store in Boston." It was established in 1814. The image is Bacon's Corner in 1855.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 postcard ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
Dimensions
3 1/2x 5 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. 1997.
GUSN
245811
Reference Code
EP001.01.031.01.01.001

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
Material Type
postcards
Subjects
Dry-goods
Ruggles Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Roxbury, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

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