Trade card for Firdale on the Hill, Orr's Island, Maine, undated

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-252062

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Description

The Firdale urges tourists to stop and sample its clam chowder and souvenirs on their way to the Pearl House, the setting of Harriet Beecher Stowe's "The pearl of Orr's Island: a story of the coast of Maine." Davis' Big Cyclo-Panorama of Orr's Island, Casco Bay can be seen in a free exhibition.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
restaurants
souvenirs
authors
educators
abolitionists
women (female humans)
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.062.03.01.025

Image Dimensions

3 1/2 x 5 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.

Places

Orrs Island (Cumberland county, Maine)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other People

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

Subjects

Tourists

Description Level

Item