Trade cards for Higgins' German Laundry, Chas. S. Higgins, 94 Wall Street, New York, New York, 1880

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-243359

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Description

The image is from Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore." The verse below the image begins "Whose praise Great Britain..." The card verso has the popular and electoral Presidential election results from 1824-1880 with an admonition to buy the Soap. The second card verso reads "For laundry and family use."

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
soap (organic material)
laundries (businesses)
washing (cleaning)
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

3 trade cards ; 4 1/2 x 3 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.021.02.03.006

Image Dimensions

4 1/2 x 3 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift, April 27, 1927.

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Description Level

Item