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Object Name Card, Trade
Date 1880s
Description Trade card. Chromolithograph on paper. Illustration of yellow ducks in a pond, with large flowers at right and along the top. White rectangle with black printed inscription: "Mrs. H.D. Carmohn & Son, / FLORISTS / Richmond Turnpike. / S.I." Reverse is blank.
(Keywords: New York)
Acquisition From Jacques Noel Jacobsen
Ownership and History This is a "stock card" (a generic trade card to which the advertiser added his specific information).

The 1882-1883 Webb's Staten Island directory has an ad for Mrs. H.D. Carmohn & Son, Florists, opposite Silver Mount Cemetery, Richmond Turnpike, New Brighton, Staten Island, "choice cut flowers constantly on hand." In the alphabetical listings they appear as Mrs. H. D. Carmohn and William H. Carmohn.

Richmond Turnpike was renamed Victory Boulevard in 1918, after World War I.
Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1890
Material Paper
Subjects Advertising
Trade cards
Stores & shops
Florist shops
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Catalog Number 42.011.0005
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2015.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.