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Business card for George A. Smith, representing Ward & Gay, wholesale stationers and blank-book manufacturers, Nos. 178 to 184 Devonshire Street, Boston, Mass., undated

EP001.01.111.01.05.024 (RS200297)

Description

The business sells Ward's Ink, Diamond Steel Pens and Gum Stickum. The card verso has a rural scene with a boy up in a tree. The caption reads "Why won't the boy come down? If you want to see. Heat the card."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 2 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
2 3/4x 4 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
GUSN
269694
Reference Code
EP001.01.111.01.05.024

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
blankbooks
business (commercial function)
stationery
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Devonshire Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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