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Trade card scrapbook

MS004.041 (RS182820)

Description

With an embossed cover, this scrapbook contains a nicely arranged and extensive collection of trade cards for companies advertising hatters, soap makers, boots & shoes, pencils, stove polish, groceries and threads, many from the Boston area. Many of the depictions convey social commentary in gently humorous scenes using children, animals, birds and costumes. Binding is loose.

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Details

Collection Name
Scrapbooks collection
Collection Code
MS004
Acquisition Type
Library & Archives Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2000
Physical Description
One scrapbook; 10 x 13 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchase, Greg Smart, 2000
GUSN
283332
Reference Code
MS004.041

Record details

Descriptive Terms
trade cards (advertising)
Material Type
scrapbooks
Location Note
HGO-01-001-O-C-103

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