Trade card for Geo. H. Lane and Co., Men, Boys' and Youths' Clothing, featuring Abraham Lincoln and his son, Tad

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Standard-size Photographs - Special Photographs - Subjects - Trade cards

GUSN

GUSN-195270

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Description

This trade card for Geo. (George) H. Lane & Co., retailer and wholesaler of men's, boys', and youth's clothing, in Boston, Massachusetts features a photograph of President Abraham Lincoln and his son, Thomas "Tad" Lincoln. The retail store was located at 31-32 Dock Square, and the wholesale location was located at 45 Milk Street. In the center of the card is the oval photograph of the president and his son that Anthony Berger took at the Matthew Brady National Photographic Art Gallery, in Washington, D.C., on February 9, 1864.

Details

Descriptive Terms

retailers
wholesalers
presidents
studio portraits
oval (shape)
boys
costume (mode of fashion)
men (male humans)
black-and-white prints (photographs)
trade cards (advertising)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000404
AccessID 604
Other identifier HNEDID-000404

Physical Description

1 trade card

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.04.TMP.002

Date Notes

1864-1880s

Places

Downtown Crossing (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Washington (DC)

Record Details

Originator

Berger, Anthony (photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
trade cards (advertising)
photographs

Other People

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Thomas, 1853-1871

Other Organizations

Geo. H. Lane & Co.
Brady’s National Photographic Portrait Galleries

Subjects

boys' clothing
Dock Square (Boston, Mass.)
men's clothing
Milk Street (Boston, Mass.)
teenage boys' clothing

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Standard-size Photographs - Special Photographs - Subjects - Trade cards