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Title: Ocean Gem Mackerel trade card, circa 1890

Accession Number: 1998.110.5
Category: ADVERTISING
Type: trade card
Maker: Donaldson Brothers
Place: USA, NY, New York
Date: Circa 1890
Materials: paper
Description: Ocean Gem Mackerel trade card; color lithograph shows double ended dory pulling in the nets, and an illustration of the fish being sold in a market setting; reads from top to bottom "OUR OCEAN GEM MACKEREL ARE CAREFULLY/ CULLED AND SELECTED AND ARE THE WHITEST/ FATTEST AND JUICIEST FISH POSSIBLE TO OBTAIN,/ ASK YOUR GROCER FOR THIS BRAND AND TAKE NO OTHER/ AUSTIN, NICHOLS & CO."; "DONALDSON BROTHERS, FIVE POINTS, N.Y." typed in lower right corner; reverse side has further promotion and preparation information.

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