History of Jumbo, Kerr Dollar Brand, thread, Kerr & Co., location unknown, 1882

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1882

GUSN

GUSN-268197

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Description

The card folds out to provide a history of Jumbo the elephant and his purchase by P.T. Barnum. The images promote Kerr & Company's Six Cord Cotton Thread.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.102.04.03.030

Image Dimensions

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

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other People

Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891

Subjects

Notions (Merchandise)
Elephants
Jumbo (Elephant)

Description Level

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