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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1880

GUSN

GUSN-243380

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Description

The image is a scene from Gilbert & Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore." The verse below the image begins "Come buy of your Buttercup..." One card verso has the popular and electoral Presidential election results from 1824-1880 with an admonition to buy the Soap. The second card verso describes the product.The third trade card verso is blank.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
soap (brick)
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

EP001.01.021.02.03.024

Image Dimensions

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

Places

New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Description Level

Item