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trade card, Palmer House
  • United States
  • trade card, Palmer House, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 98.5 x 136 mm
    Object Height/Width: 3 7/8 x 5 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7977
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Description

This card depicts the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago.
The verso is text advertising the hotel as fireproof, the largest and best furnished in the world, and its affordability. Potter Palmer is listed as the owner and proprietor.