Trade card for the Palais Royal, fancy goods, 1117 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C., 1879

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1879

GUSN

GUSN-308395

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Description

The card verso advertises the opening of holiday goods, December 1-3, 1879. Fans, dolls, gloves, jewelry, hosiery and gentlemen's furnishings are offered. A water bird looks at a dragonfly in the card illustration. Abram Lisner is the store owner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
department stores
holidays
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card; 8 x 3 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.031.01.04.034

Image Dimensions

8 x 3 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Washington (DC)

Record Details

Originator

Lisner, Abram, 1855-1938 (Owner)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Dry-goods
Birds
Water birds

Description Level

Item