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Trade card for the Boston Beef Packing Co., 187 Congress Street, Boston, Mass., undated

EP001.01.046.02.02.008 (RS261139)

Description

The card verso text describes the packing process in tin cans. The business can provide boneless corned beef, canned tongue and green turtle. The company has a warehouse at 15 Front Street, New York. Cattle feeding and resting in a field illustrate the cover.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card : color illustration ; 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches
Dimensions
3 1/4x 5 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
317367
Reference Code
EP001.01.046.02.02.008

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
food
packing plants
slaughterhouses
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Cattle
Congress Street (Boston, Mass.)
Meat industry and trade
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
New York City (New York state)

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