Trade card for the Boston Beef Packing Co., 187 Congress Street, Boston, Mass., undated

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-317367

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Description

The card verso text describes the packing process in tin cans. The business can provide boneless corned beef, canned tongue and green turtle. The company has a warehouse at 15 Front Street, New York. Cattle feeding and resting in a field illustrate the cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
food
packing plants
slaughterhouses
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card : color illustration ; 3 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.046.02.02.008

Image Dimensions

3 1/4 x 5 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Meat industry and trade
Cattle
Congress Street (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item