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Advertisement for Best's Improved Insect Destroyer

Item Information

Title:
Advertisement for Best's Improved Insect Destroyer
Description:
Advertisement for Best's Improved Insect Destroyer and Invigorator, patented to destroy the nutrients in the sap of the trees and therefore destroy all pests. Benjamin Best assigned his business over to John Ahearn of Baltimore, MD, on July 4, 1868. The advertisement depicts a scene of a farmer with fruit trees on the top of the sheet, and testimonials from farmers who have used the new and improved product on the bottom.
Printer:
Woods, John W., 1805-1886
Date:
1868
Format:
Posters
Ephemera
Genre:
broadsides (notices)
advertisements
posters
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
GC002: Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Subjects:
insecticide
farming
testimonials
Best, Benjamin
Ahearn, John
Gray, E. K., Mrs.
Places:
MarylandBaltimore Independent City (county)Baltimore
Extent:
1 broadside
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Identifier:
250415
Call #:
GC002.02.278