Trade card for the Bay State Fertilizer, manufactured by The Clark's Cove Guano Company, New Bedford, Mass., 1886

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1886

GUSN

GUSN-241737

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Description

A little girl peeks through a wheat sheave to look at two birds on the ground. The illustration caption reads "A nice Swheat girl." The caption below the illustration reads "A word to the wise is sufficient use The Bay State Fertilizer." The benefits of using the fertilizer are described on the card verso. Edmund Grinnell, President and Samuel Ivers, Treasurer are listed on the item verso.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
agriculture
fertilizer
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 5 1/4 x 3 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.002.04.01.007

Image Dimensions

5 1/4 x 3 (HxW)(inches)

Places

New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Clarks Cove (Bristol county, Massachusetts) [bay]

Record Details

Originator

Clark's Cove Guano Company (Publisher)
Clay & Richmond (Printer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Wheat
Fertilizer industry

Description Level

Item