Invitation for A. Shuman & Company, wholesale and retail clothiers, 440 Washington Street, Boston, Mass., September 29, 1880

Description

The card image is a facsimile of Shuman's historical plate "showing costumes from the 1st century to present date" entitled "Grand Panorama Historique de la Mode." The card verso is an invitation for a grand re-opening to take place on October 2, 1880. The new store features are described in detail.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
clothing
clothing stores
children (people by age group)
men (male humans)
invitations

Physical Description

1 invitation ; 9 x 5 3/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.023.01.02.007

Image Dimensions

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

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

invitations

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Summer Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item