|Object Name||Card, Trade|
|Scope & Content||
A trade card from W. Wilslow who owned a custom and ready made clothing store at 9 Allen's Block in Peabody. According to the book "The North Shore of Massachusetts Bay: An Illustrated Guide to Marblehead, Salem, Peabody, Beverly, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Magnolia, Gloucester, Rockport and Ipswich" was the largest and finest stock of men's clothing and furnishing in Peabody. The store appears in the 1882 through 1884 city directory. It is unknown what the W stands for.
The card has a picture of a bear chasing a man up a tree. The caption reads "How is this for high?"
The main part of the text reads:
Custom and Ready-Made Clothing,
Hats, Cats and
Gents' Furnishing Goods,
Fine Shirts Made to Order and Warranted
to Fit. Goods at Bottom Prices
9 Allen's BLock, Peabody, Mass.
|Access Conditions||Restricted to use in Sutton Room or Research Room.|
|Title||W. Winslow Trade Card|
|Level of description||Item|
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|Collection||Local History Resource Center|
|Subjects||Allen's Block--Peabody (Mass.)|