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Title: Trade card for A. Shuman and Company

Accession Number: 2005.7.13
Category: EPHEMERA
Type: trade card
Maker:
Place: USA, MA, Boston
Date: after 1870; before 1900
Materials: paper
Description: Trade card; A. Shuman and Company; black and white depiction of a group of small, gaff-rigged sloops sailng downwind in the moonlight, lighthouse to right in background; printed on bottom "MOONLIGHT REGATTA OFF LONG ISLAND LIGHT, BOSTON HARBOR."; artist's signature at bottom right, somewhat illegible ",,,BORD, BOSTON."; printed on back "A. SHUMAN/ and COMPANY./ BOYS' DEP'T./ BLUE FLANNEL./ THE/ Sailor/ 'Admiral'/ Suits,/ $2.00 (3 to 10 yrs.)/ Two Dollars!!/ Blue flannel, all wool, will/ not crock or fade, made styl-/ ish and durable./ A. SHUMAN & CO./ 440 Washington Street."

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