Trade card for Hart, Schaffner and Marx clothing, at the Continental Clothing House, Boston, Mass., 1905

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1905

GUSN

GUSN-170039

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Description

A trade card for Hart, Schaffner and Marx hand-tailored clothing, sold at the Continental Clothing House, located at Washington Street and Boylston Street in Boston, Massachusetts. A princely figure sits on a cushioned throne, with a dog sitting on his right. In the lower right corner is the name S.N. Abbott, who was Samuel Nelson Abbott, a longtime illustrator for Hart, Schaffner and Marx.

Details

Descriptive Terms

clothing stores
thrones
princes
men (male humans)
costume (mode of fashion)
advertising
business (commercial function)
trade cards (advertising)
chromolithographs
advertisements

Additional Identification Number

Digital ID 000403

Physical Description

1 trade card

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.023.05.01.001

Places

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Chinatown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Abbott, S. N. (Samuel Nelson), 1874-1953? (Illustrator)
Hart, Schaffner & Marx (Manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
chromolithographs
advertisements

Other Organizations

Continental Clothing House

Subjects

Men's clothing
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Boylston Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


http://www.americanartarchives.com/abbott.htm.