|Object Name||Card, Trade|
Trade card. Chromolithograph on paper. Floral illustration on a blue background. Inscription printed in black: "MISS I.S. BUSH, / FASHIONABLE / DRESSMAKING / MARINERS' HARBOR, S.I. / Post Office Box No. 6.". Reverse is blank.
(Keywords: Mariners Harbor, New York, Fashion)
|Ownership and History||
This is a "stock card" (a generic trade card to which the advertiser added her specific information).
"Miss I.S. Bush" is Ida S. Bush, daughter of Garrit Freeman Bush and Hannah Serena (Post) Bush, who married in Port Richmond, Staten Island, in January 1855. In the 1884 Staten Island directory, Ida and her sister Edith were both listed as dressmakers, with a home address of 26 Grove Avenue in Elm Park.
Clothing & dress
|Lexicon Sub-category||Advertising Medium|
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