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Trade cards for the Boston Lightning Rod Co., 30 Beach Street, Boston, 256 Hyde Park Avenue, Hyde Park, Mass. and 50 Touro Street, New Port, Rhode Island, undated

EP001.01.077.02.01.002 (RS141661)

Description

Buildings with the Company lightning rods are listed on the card verso.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
2 trade cards ; 2 3/4 x 5 inches
Dimensions
2 3/4x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Gregory Smart, 1997.
GUSN
259538
Reference Code
EP001.01.077.02.01.002

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
lightning rods
metalworking
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Hyde Park (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Newport (Rhode Island island, Newport county, Rhode Island)

Comments

Great to See! #

AvatarPosted by Parker Willard Jr. on May 28, 2014
Great to see some old business cards from our company! Thank you for posting. Are these available for sale?

Thank you! #

AvatarPosted by Jeanne Gamble on May 28, 2014
Thank you for contacting us. It is nice that the business is still going and in the same family. I will be in touch directly about sending you an image file.