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History of Jumbo, Kerr Dollar Brand, thread, Kerr & Co., location unknown, 1882

EP001.01.102.04.03.030 (RS160963)

Description

The card folds out to provide a history of Jumbo the elephant and his purchase by P.T. Barnum. The images promote Kerr & Company's Six Cord Cotton Thread.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1882
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 3 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
3 1/2x 4 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
268197
Reference Code
EP001.01.102.04.03.030

Record details

Other People
Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
sewing (process)
thread
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Elephants
Jumbo (Elephant)
Notions (Merchandise)

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