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Trade card for Melville Garden, clam bakes daily, Downer Landing, Boston Harbor, Boston, Mass., 1885

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1885

GUSN

GUSN-249225

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Description

In the illustration an African-American waiter serves a family in the restaurant. The card verso lists the times for the Hingham, Hull and Downer Landing Steamboat Company from India Wharf. It is the only line running to Melville Garden.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
food
restaurants
steamboats
families
waiters (people)
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

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

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.046.05.02.030

Image Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Greg Smart, October 20, 1997.

Places

Boston Harbor (Massachusetts) [harbor]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Crow Point (Plymouth County, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other Organizations

Melville Garden (Firm)

Subjects

Clambakes
African American men
African Americans
African Americans in advertising

Description Level

Item