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trade card, Jamestown's Specialties
  • United States
    Heppenheimer & Maurer, printer
    active 1874–1885
  • trade card, Jamestown's Specialties, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 86 x 147 mm
    Object Height/Width: 3 3/8 x 5 13/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7946
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Description

This card is advertisement for “The Jamestown’s Specialties Dress Goods made by the Jamestown Worsted Mills, Jamestown, Chautauqua, CO., N. Y., Wm Hall & Co. Prop’s.” There is a trademark image on the left side of the card depicting a country woman wearing a dress, holding a basket on her arm, and looking at a goat in front of her. On the right side of the card is a naked cherub playing a horn. The color scheme is metallic gold, black, white, and very pale pink.
The verso text advertisement for the store, printed in cursive script.