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

Accession Number: 2005.7.2
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 man and woman lying on beach protected by umbrella, to left an old sailor is trying to listen to their conversation next to a woman in hat and glasses who seems prepared to break up the tryst, heron and crab to right, several schooners in background; printed on front "Potter & Wrightington,/ FISH & CANNED PROVISIONS,/ BOSTON."; printed on bottom "COPYRIGHTED" 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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