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Trade card for the Boston Beef Packing Co., 187 Congress Street, Boston, Mass., undated

EP001.01.046.02.01.018 (RS122308)

Description

The card verso shows a steer figure labeled with the different cuts of beef. The beef is "put up in Texas." A handwriiten note reads "after 1878."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
ca. 1878
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 3 x 5 inches
Dimensions
3x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
248296
Reference Code
EP001.01.046.02.01.018

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
packers
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Meat industry and trade
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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