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Title: Trade card for Potter & Wrightington Fish & Canned Provisions, Boston

Accession Number: 2005.7.1
Category: EPHEMERA
Type: trade card
Maker: Ketterlinus
Place: USA, MA, Boston; USA, PA, Philadelphia
Date: after 1870; before 1900
Materials: paper
Description: Trade card, Potter & Wrightington Fish & Canned Provisions, Boston; chromolithograph depicts young woman standing on beach, to left is artist on bended knee, perhaps begging her to buy the painting on the easel, old sailer with pipe is sitting in stern of small boat named "FAIRY YAD [rest of name unknown], small red birds on beach and green crab, several schooners in background; printed on front "Potter & Wrightington,/ FISH & CANNED PROVISIONS,/ BOSTON."; printed on bottom "CPYRIGHTED" and "KETTERLINUS, PHILADA."; printed on back "W. L. C. Potter,/ with/ POTTER & WRIGHTINGTON,/ Salt Water Fish and Canned Goods,/ BOSTON.", "OFFICES,/ 197 Atlantic Avenue.", "SALESROOMS,/ 118 to 128 Commerce St.", "Fish Wharves/ EAST BOSTON." and "Canned Goods factory,/ NEW STREET."

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