Trade card for the Union Web Hammock, Gloucester, Mass., ca. 1875

Description

A woman reads in a hammock framed by a horseshoe incribed "Union Web Gloucester Good Luck." Horace Partridge & Co. are the sole agents located at 51-57 Hanover Street, Boston, Massachusetts. Partridge is an importer of fancy goods, jewelry, lava, china ware, Bohemian glass, albums, dolls, toys and musical instruments. The store is opposite the American House.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
hammocks
horseshoes (animal equipment)
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.058.01.01.003

Image Dimensions

5 3/4 x 3 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.

Places

Gloucester (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Hanover Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item