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Trade card for Melville Garden clambake, Crow Point, Mass., 1880

Item Information

Title:
Trade card for Melville Garden clambake, Crow Point, Mass., 1880
Description:
Melville Garden was a summer resort in Crow Point (also known as Downer Landing), Massachusetts on the headland at the mouth of the Hingham River. A waiter serves a plate of clams to a woman and man seated at a table inside a clamshell. James D. Scudder, who was the proprietor of Melville Garden and superintendent of Downer Landing, copyrighted the trade card in 1880.
Printer:
Heliotype Printing Co.
Date:
1880
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Prints
Ephemera
Genre:
trade cards (advertising)
advertisements
printed ephemera
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
summer resorts
waiters (people)
clams
tables (support furniture)
African American men
clambakes
Melville Garden (Firm)
Scudder, James D.
Places:
MassachusettsPlymouth (county)Hingham Harbor
MassachusettsPlymouth (county)Crow Point
Extent:
1 trade card
Link to Item:
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Identifier:
195492
Call #:
EP001.01.046.05.01.001