Trade card for the Boulevarde Dollar Store, 254 Washington Street, Boston, Mass., 1872

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1872

GUSN

GUSN-246416

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Description

A partial list of the items carried in the Dollar Store is on the card verso. The text below the image reads "The Boston Coliseum, 1872." The World Peace Jubilee and International Music Festival was held in Boston in 1872 to commemorate the end of the Franco-Prussian War. The Boston Coliseum, which housed the event, was designed by William Preston and intended to be a temporary structure. The event was organized by composer and bandmaster Patrick Gilmore.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
stores
exterior views
temporary buildings
festivals
music
concerts
peace
wars
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 3 1/4 x 5 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.041.01.01.025

Image Dimensions

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

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]

Record Details

Originator

Preston, William Gibbons, 1842-1910 (Architect)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other People

Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892

Other Organizations

World’s Peace Jubilee and International Musical Festival (1872 : Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871
St. James Park (Boston, Mass.)
St. James Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

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