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Trade card for the Union Web Hammock, Gloucester, Mass., ca. 1875

EP001.01.058.01.01.003 (RS120762)

Description

A woman reads in a hammock framed by a horseshoe incribed "Union Web Gloucester Good Luck." Horace Partridge & Co. are the sole agents located at 51-57 Hanover Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Partridge is an importer of fancy goods, jewelry, lava, china ware, Bohemian glass, albums, dolls, toys and musical instruments. The store is opposite the American House.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
ca. 1875
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches
Dimensions
5 3/4x 3 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
GUSN
254654
Reference Code
EP001.01.058.01.01.003

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
hammocks
horseshoes (animal equipment)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Hanover Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
American House (Boston, Mass.)

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