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Object Name Card, Trade
Date ca. 1898-1904
Description Trade card (business card). Rectangular beige card stock with black printed inscription: "LEON BOSSUE DIT LYONNAIS / Managing Editor / ' THE RICHMOND ARGUS ' / Polyglot Printer / PRINTING IN ITS VARIOUS BRANCHES / Corner Cary Avenue and Caroline Street / WEST NEW BRIGHTON, S.I." Reverse side is blank.
Acquisition Gift of Frank Rossbach
Ownership and History The Richmond Argus was a monthly newspaper published from 1898 to 1904 in West New Brighton, Staten Island, New York. Its self-proclaimed mission was devoted to "the interests of the Republican party in Richmond County."
Earliest Date 1898
Latest Date 1904
Material Paper
Subjects Advertising
Newspaper editors
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Catalog Number 37.014.0001
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, September 2014.
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