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Trade card for the Bay State Fertilizer, manufactured by The Clark's Cove Guano Company, New Bedford, Mass., 1886

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Title:
Trade card for the Bay State Fertilizer, manufactured by The Clark's Cove Guano Company, New Bedford, Mass., 1886
Description:
A figure with a tobacco leaf head is shown reclining in a chair smoking with the caption "A good smoking leaf." The caption below reads "A word to the wise is sufficient use The Bay State Fertilizer." The benefits of using the fertilizer are described on the card verso. Edmund Grinnell, President and Samuel Ivers, Treasurer are listed on the item verso.
Publisher:
Clark's Cove Guano Company
Printer:
Clay & Richmond
Date:
1886
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Ephemera
Genre:
trade cards (advertising)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
advertising
business (commercial function)
agriculture
fertilizer
tobacco (material)
smoking jackets
Fertilizer industry
Smoking
Places:
MassachusettsBristol (county)Clarks Cove (bay)
Extent:
1 trade card ; 5 1/4 x 3 inches
Link to Item:
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Identifier:
241738
Call #:
EP001.01.002.04.01.008