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trade card, Harrison & Gourlay's "Skipped by the Light of the Moon"
  • United States
    Thomas Sinclair & Son, printer
    active 1838–circa 1888
  • trade card, Harrison & Gourlay's "Skipped by the Light of the Moon", late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 126.5 x 77 mm
    Object Height/Width: 5 x 3 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7953
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Description

The card is an advertisement for the play "Skipped by the Light of the Moon." It shows a thin man and a heavyset man strutting arm in arm underneath a bright full moon. They are both well dressed and wearing top hats.
The verso is a text advertisement for the play as performed by Fowler & Warmington’s company.