|Object Name||Card, Trade|
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.
Stores & shops
|Lexicon Sub-category||Advertising Medium|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2015.|
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