Business card for George A. Smith, representing Ward & Gay, wholesale stationers and blank-book manufacturers, Nos. 178 to 184 Devonshire Street, Boston, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-269694

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Description

The business sells Ward's Ink, Diamond Steel Pens and Gum Stickum. The card verso has a rural scene with a boy up in a tree. The caption reads "Why won't the boy come down? If you want to see. Heat the card."

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
stationery
blankbooks
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.111.01.05.024

Image Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Devonshire Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item