Trade card for the Caustic-Claflin Co., Cambridge printers, 26-28 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Mass., January 1905

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1905-01

GUSN

GUSN-265808

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Description

The image caption reads "This belfry was erected in Lexington in 1761 and removed to the Common in 1768. In it was hung the bell which rung out the alarm on the 19th of April, 1775. In 1797 it was removed to the Parker Homestead in the south part of the town, In 1891 it was again moved, this time to its original location."

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
printing (process)
printers (people)
bell towers
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 4 x 9 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.094.01.02.018

Image Dimensions

4 x 9 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Greg Smart, October 1997.

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Lexington (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Revolutionary War
Brattle Street (Cambridge, Mass.)

Description Level

Item