Trade card for Clark's O.N.T. Spool Cotton and Clark's Best Six Cord 40, location unknown, 1878

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1878

GUSN

GUSN-268084

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Description

An Uncle Sam figure hands out Clark's Thread to individuals from other countries in the card image. The image caption reads "Gold Medal awarded Paris, 1878." The card verso has an 1879 Ladies Pocket Calendar. George A. Clark is the sole agent.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
sewing (process)
thread
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.102.04.03.011

Image Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Greg Smart, 2001.

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Notions (Merchandise)
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)

Description Level

Item