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Title: Advertisement for Herrick Seed Company, circa 1900

Accession Number: 1998.2
Category: EPHEMERA
Type: advertisement
Place: USA, NY, Rochester
Date: Circa 1900
Materials: paper
Description: Paper lithograph; Herrick Seed Company (Rochester, NY) advertisement for potatoes; at top, starboard view of sloop yacht COLUMBIA on port tack with enormous potato on deck; marked "Columbia/ 'The Gem of the Ocean.'/ The Earliest Potato in America"; at bottom, port view of sloop yacht SHAMROCK marked "Shamrock/ The World's Best Medium Late"; printed on back "New Potatoes/ To Be Introduced Spring 1900./ .../ The Earliest Potato in America/ Columbia/ "The Gem of the Ocean."/ Here is Something New, Valuable, Desirable - TRY IT! It's a Winner./ .../ The World's Best Medium Late/ Shamrock/ A New Medium Sort - ... HERRICK SEED COMPANY,/ ROCHESTER, N.Y."

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