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Advertisement for Best's Improved Insect Destroyer

GC002.02.278 (RS129819)

Description

Advertisement for Best's Improved Insect Destroyer and Invigorator, patented to destroy the nutrients in the sap of the trees and therefore destroy all pests. Benjamin Best assigned his business over to John Ahearn of Baltimore, MD, on July 4, 1868. The advertisement depicts a scene of a farmer with fruit trees on the top of the sheet, and testimonials from farmers who have used the new and improved product on the bottom.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1868-07-04
Physical Description
1 broadside
Dimensions
24x 19(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
250415
Reference Code
GC002.02.278

Record details

Originator
Woods, John W., 1805-1886 (Printer)
Other People
Ahearn, John
Best, Benjamin
Gray, E. K., Mrs.
Descriptive Terms
farming
insecticide
testimonials
Material Type
advertisements
broadsides (notices)
posters
Places
Baltimore (Baltimore Independent City, Maryland)
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 271-280

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