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Trade card for Curtis & Mitchell, self-inking presses, 15 Federal Street, Boston, Mass., undated

EP001.01.094.01.01.001 (RS157621)

Description

The card advertises Caxton and Columbian self-inking presses. One side of the card is a satirical greenback to illustrate the currency controversy. The verso has a cat illustration with the caption "Wild Cat Money."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 1 3/4 x 3 1/4 inches
Dimensions
1 3/4x 3 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
265738
Reference Code
EP001.01.094.01.01.001

Record details

Other Organizations
Greenback Labor Party (U.S.)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
machinery
money
politics
printing (process)
printing presses
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Federal Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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