Handbill for A.S. Southworth and Company, daguerreotype, miniature rooms, No. 5 1/2 Tremont Row, Boston, Mass., 1844

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1844

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Photography: Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, and other Early Processes

GUSN

GUSN-195519

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Description

This handbill was distributed at the 1844 Mechanics Fair. The handbill advertised not only what A.S. Southworth & Company had on exhibit at the Fair, but also their studios on Tremont Row. A caricature of a sun painting the earth illustrates the handbill.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
photography
photographers
daguerreotypes (photographs)
miniatures (paintings)
handbills

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000630
AccessID 865
Other identifier HNEDID-000630

Physical Description

1 handbill ; 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.090.02.01.003

Date Notes

1844

Image Dimensions

6 1/4 x 5 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

A.S. Southworth and Company (Boston, Mass.) (Photographer)

Material Type

handbills

Subjects

Tremont Row (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Photography: Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, and other Early Processes