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Title: Trade card for Naumkeag, Salem, Massachusetts

Accession Number: 2005.7.18
Category: EPHEMERA
Type: trade card
Maker: John A. Lowell & Co.
Place: USA, MA, Salem; USA, MA, Boston
Date: before 1880
Materials: paper
Description: Trade card; Naumkeag, Salem, Massachusetts; black and white lithograph of a square-rigged vessel underway, port stern view, schooner to right background, seas relatively calm, appears to be moonlit night, image is bordered as if framed, corn stalk appears in lower left; printed on back "1880./ SPRING OPENING./ MEN'S AND YOUTHS'/ Fine Clothing./ 'NAUMKEAG,'/ No. 179 ESSEX STREET,/ SALEM."; printed on bottom "John A. Lowell & Co., Boston." Note: Naumkeag was the original name of Salem, MA, in this instance it appears to be a clothing store.

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