Trade card for Willimantic Thread, Willimantic Linen Co., Willimantic, Connecticut, 1882

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1882

GUSN

GUSN-268198

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Description

Jumbo is pulled to America by animals hitched to giant spools of Willimantic Thread. The image caption reads "Jumbo must go, because drawn by Willimantic Thread!"

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.102.04.03.031

Image Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.

Places

Willimantic (Windham county, Connecticut)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Company (Lithographer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Notions (Merchandise)
Elephants
Jumbo (Elephant)

Description Level

Item