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Object Name Card, Trade
Date ca. 1882
Description 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."
Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1890
Material Paper
Subjects Advertising
Trade cards
Grocery stores
Food
Ephemera
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Catalog Number X12.0027
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2015.
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