Image Archive



Detailed Record


Title: Trade card for John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company

Accession Number: 1997.32
Category: ADVERTISING
Type: trade card
Maker:
Place: USA, CT, Hartford
Date: After 1861
Materials: paper
Description: Chromolithograph trade card advertising the John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company; illustration depicts boy in sailor suit, seated on rocky shore; fish net draped over right shoulder; ropes at his feet; at right background are masts of toy boat; printed at upper left "Compliments of/ The John Hancock/ Mutual/ Life Insurance/ Co,"; reverse is printed "THE/ JOHN HANCOCK/ Organized 1862/ A Purely Mutual Company/ Over $6,000,000 Paid to Policy-Holders/ NO DELAY IN PAYMENT OF CLAIMS/ A FEW OF THE CLAIMS LATELY PAID IN HARTFORD/ WE REFER TO THE FAMILIES OF EACH FOR/ PARTICULARS"; below are names and addresses of Hartford CT area claimants.

Mystic Seaport Image ID m021970    Information regarding reproductions