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Trade card for Willimantic Thread, Willimantic Linen Co., Willimantic, Connecticut, 1882

EP001.01.102.04.03.031 (RS160967)

Description

Jumbo is pulled to America by animals hitched to giant spools of Willimantic Thread. The image caption reads "Jumbo must go, because drawn by Willimantic Thread!"

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1882
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 3 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches
Dimensions
3 1/4x 5 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
GUSN
268198
Reference Code
EP001.01.102.04.03.031

Record details

Originator
Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Company (Lithographer)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
sewing (process)
thread
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Elephants
Jumbo (Elephant)
Notions (Merchandise)
Places
Willimantic (Windham county, Connecticut)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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