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Trade card, Fall River and Providence Steamboat Co.

Item Information

Title:
Trade card, Fall River and Providence Steamboat Co.
Description:
One side of the card announces that the steamer Canonicus will make excursions from Providence to Block Island every Tuesday and Saturday, weather permitting, starting on July 7, 1885. The verso has a description of the the signal flags of the New England Meteorological Society from the office of the Providence Journal and Bulletin.
Printer:
Price & Lee Co.
Date:
1885
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Genre:
trade cards (advertising)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
advertising
business (commercial function)
transportation
steamboats
tourism
flags
New England Meteorological Society
Places:
MassachusettsBristol (county)Fall River
Rhode IslandProvidence (county)Providence
Extent:
1 trade card : color illustrations ; 3 x 4 3/4 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Miss L.G. Chace, 21 April 1926.
Identifier:
325821
Call #:
EP001.01.117.01.01.041