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Trade card for the Boulevarde Dollar Store, 254 Washington Street, Boston, Mass., 1872

EP001.01.041.01.01.025 (RS120646)

Description

A partial list of the items carried in the Dollar Store is on the card verso. The text below the image reads "The Boston Coliseum, 1872." The World Peace Jubilee and International Music Festival was held in Boston in 1872 to commemorate the end of the Franco-Prussian War. The Boston Coliseum, which housed the event, was designed by William Preston and intended to be a temporary structure. The event was organized by composer and bandmaster Patrick Gilmore.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1872
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 3 1/4 x 5 inches
Dimensions
3 1/4x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
246416
Reference Code
EP001.01.041.01.01.025

Record details

Originator
Preston, William Gibbons, 1842-1910 (Architect)
Other People
Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892
Other Organizations
World’s Peace Jubilee and International Musical Festival (1872 : Boston, Mass.)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
concerts
exterior views
festivals
music
peace
stores
temporary buildings
wars
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871
St. James Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
St. James Park (Boston, Mass.)
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Places (Buildings)
Boston Coliseum (St. James Park, Boston, Mass., 1872)

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