|Object Name||Card, Trade|
Trade card. Chromolithograph on paper. Illustration of a girl standing in a winter landscape. She wears a coat and hat, and carries an umbrella and a basket. Printed inscription in upper right: "W. WEDEMEYER, / DEALER IN / FINE GROCERIES, / COR. BAY AND CANAL STS., / STAPLETON, S.I." Reverse is blank.
(Keywords: New York)
|Ownership and History||
This is a "stock card" (a generic trade card to which the advertiser added his name and address).
Grocer William Wedemeyer was listed in the 1882-1883 Webb's Staten Island directory. His ad noted that he was a "Dealer in Fine Groceries, Provisions and Vegetables."
|Lexicon Sub-category||Advertising Medium|
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