Printed Advertisement

Date

1808

GUSN

GUSN-2255

Description

Small rectangular format printed with text, advertising a profile-cutting business; two profiles of a man (right) and a woman (left) adorn the top two corners of the sheet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertisements
posters
prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
portraits
Unidentified Paper
Transfer Printed
Portrait
POSTER

Inscription

1) Text of document: ""CORRECT / Profile Likenesses, / Taken at hr. from / 8 o'clock in the morning until 9 in the evening"" etc. (see document). 2) Jelly label with typewritten information, top center of backing: ""Moses Chapman. Essex Co., / early 19th cent. Adv. in / ""Salem Gazette"", 1808. Used / a profile machine.""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Advertising Medium

Dimensions

6.313 x 7.688 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.268

Places

Massachusetts (United States)