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-241738

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Description

A figure with a tobacco leaf head is shown reclining in a chair smoking with the caption "A good smoking leaf." The caption below 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
tobacco (material)
smoking jackets
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 5 1/4 x 3 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.002.04.01.008

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

Fertilizer industry
Smoking

Description Level

Item