Trade card for Melville Garden clambake, Crow Point, Mass., 1880

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1880

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Food Enterprises: Restaurants

GUSN

GUSN-195492

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Description

Melville Garden was a summer resort in Crow Point (also known as Downer Landing), Massachusetts on the headland at the mouth of the Hingham River. A waiter serves a plate of clams to a woman and man seated at a table inside a clamshell. James D. Scudder, who was the proprietor of Melville Garden and superintendent of Downer Landing, copyrighted the trade card in 1880.

Details

Descriptive Terms

summer resorts
waiters (people)
clams
tables (support furniture)
trade cards (advertising)
advertisements
printed ephemera

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000605
AccessID 837
Other identifier HNEDID-000605

Physical Description

1 trade card

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.046.05.01.001

Date Notes

Copyright date.

Places

Hingham Harbor (Plymouth County, Massachusetts) [harbor]
Crow Point (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Heliotype Printing Co. (Printer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
advertisements
printed ephemera

Other People

Scudder, James D.

Other Organizations

Melville Garden (Firm)

Subjects

African American men
clambakes

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Food Enterprises: Restaurants