|Object Name||Card, Trade|
Trade card. Chromolithograph on paper. Illustration of a basket of fruit. Inscription printed on the reverse: "HILLYER & EGBERT, / DEALERS IN / First-Class Groceries, / HARDWARE, WOODEN WARE, CROCKERY, / PAINTS, OILS, FLOUR, FEED, HAY and STRAW, / RICHMOND TERRACE, / Foot of Columbia St. / WEST BRIGHTON, STATEN ISLAND."
(Keywords: New York)
|Ownership and History||
This is a "stock card" (a generic trade card to which the advertiser added his specific information).
Hillyer & Egbert was a grocery store in West New Brighton operated by Barnett Egbert Jr. (1837-1916) and his brother-in-law James A. Hillyer (1832-1925).
Stores & shops
|Lexicon Sub-category||Advertising Medium|
Egbert, Barnett Jr.
Hillyer, James A.
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