Closing sale of the season, Farley, Bliss, and Co., Bowdoin Square, Boston, Mass.

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1860

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 231-240

GUSN

GUSN-198374

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Description

The bottom half of the handbill announces a sale "in consequence of the depression in financial matters, caused by recent events." The store is "opposite the Revere House." Jenkins, watches and jewelry, Lamkin & Greene, boots and shoes and Farley, Bliss, dry goods are located in the Coolidge Building. The Bowdoin Square Baptist Church is to the left of the Coolidge Building.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
shoes (footwear)
jewelry
hotels (public accommodations)
churches (buildings)
squares (open spaces)
handbills

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection Number PR67

Physical Description

1 handbill : illustration

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Reference Code

GC002.02.231

Image Dimensions

17 x 11 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Moody, Charles C. P. (Charles Cotesworth Pinckney), d. 1869 (Printer)
Waud, William, d. 1878 (Artist)

Material Type

handbills

Subjects

Bowdoin Square (Boston, Mass.)
Dry-goods

Restrictions

Poor

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 231-240