|Object Name||Card, Trade|
Trade card. Chromolithograph on paper. Humorous caricature illustration of a man and a dog in a window. Printed inscription on the window shade above them: "JOHN H. EADIE, / GENERAL STORE, / 101 Jersey Street, / NEW BRIGHTON, STATEN ISLAND." Printed at bottom edge of card: "10" in left corner and "COPYRIGHT HY. SEIDLER." in right corner. Reverse is blank.
(Keywords: New York)
|Acquisition||Collection of the Staten Island Historical Society|
|Ownership and History||
John H. Eadie, a Civil War veteran, was the proprietor of a grocery store on Jersey Street in New Brighton, Staten Island, for 35 years. He also served as the postmaster of New Brighton from 1898 until his death in 1908.
In Webb's Staten Island Directory for 1882-1883, John H. Eadie advertised that his general store carried "Groceries, dry goods, notions, crockery, paints and oils, carpets, oil cloths and mats, children's toys, patent medicines." His address in the ad is No. 101 Jersey Street, New Brighton, with branches at Bay Street, corner of Vanderbilt Avenue, Clifton; and Lafayette Avenue, corner of 4th, New Brighton.
Stores & shops
|Lexicon Sub-category||Advertising Medium|
Eadie, John H.
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, December 2012.|
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