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Trade card for J. & P. Coats' Best Six Cord Thread 50, location unknown, 1879

EP001.01.102.04.03.008 (RS160992)

Description

A figure in tartan and a figure in top hat and striped trousers carry a spool of Coats' Thread in the card image. There is a road sign pointing "To Paris" and a ship awaiting the figures. The caption reads "They Go." The card verso has an 1879 calendar.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1879
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches
Dimensions
2 1/2x 3 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Greg Smart, 2001.
GUSN
268080
Reference Code
EP001.01.102.04.03.008

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
sewing (process)
thread
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Notions (Merchandise)

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