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trade card, Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
  • United States
  • trade card, Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 112 x 84 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 7/16 x 3 5/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7996
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Description

This card depicts an upside down horseshoe wreathed in roses and other flowers. Shadows make the image appear to jump off the card. Text within the horseshoe advertises for “The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, Importers and Retailers.”
The verso lists the company’s branch houses in the United States at locations in Ohio, Maryland, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Illinois, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Indiana, Missouri, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Virginia, Minnesota, and Washington, D. C.