Calendar for New England Mutual Life Insurance Co., Post Office Square, Boston, Mass., 1885

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1885

Location Note

Ephemera: Calendars

GUSN

GUSN-195364

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Description

This 1885 calendar was published by the New England Mutual Life Insurance Company of Boston and engraved by John A. Lowell and Co. of Boston. The calendar is comprised of two images. The scene in the top half of the calendar is entitled "The New England of Years Ago" and depicts a young woman, who is wearing a bonnet, cloak and muff standing on a path leading to a farm. The scene in the lower half of the calendar is entitled "The New England of Today" and presents the bustling street life in front of impressive commercial buildings in a large city.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
insurance
streetscapes
commercial buildings
rural areas
farms
girls
calendars

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000480
AccessID 706
Other identifier HNEDID-000480

Physical Description

1 calendar ; 14 3/4 x 12 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.13.02.003

Date Notes

1884

Image Dimensions

14 3/4 x 12 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. H.P. Harrington, 11 June 1943.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
New England (United States) [general region]

Record Details

Originator

John A. Lowell & Co. (engraver)
New England Mutual Life Insurance Company (Publisher)

Material Type

calendars

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Calendars