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Object Name Card, Trade
Date 1870-1880s
Description 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).

Earliest Date 1875
Latest Date 1890
Material Paper
Subjects Advertising
Trade cards
Grocery stores
Stores & shops
Ephemera
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Associated People Egbert, Barnett Jr.
Hillyer, James A.
Catalog Number X12.0031
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2015.
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