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Trade card for the Bay State Fertilizer, manufactured by The Clark's Cove Guano Company, New Bedford, Mass., 1886

EP001.01.002.04.01.011 (RS177547)

Description

A female cabbage figure stands in the illustration above the caption "A word to the wise is sufficient, use The Bay State Fertilizer." The text to the left of the figure reads "A flat Dutch cabbage." The benefits of using the fertilizer are described on the card verso. Edmund Grinnell, President and Samuel Ivers, Treasurer are listed on the item verso.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1886
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches

Dimensions
5 1/4x 3 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
284187
Reference Code
EP001.01.002.04.01.011

Record details

Originator
Clark's Cove Guano Company (Publisher)
Clay & Richmond (Printer)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
fertilizer
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Cabbage
Fertilizer industry
Places
New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Clarks Cove (Bristol county, Massachusetts) [bay]

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