1798 Ad Tobacco Rice Sugar Coffee Joseph Ripley Boston Wharf Schooner Goods YJR1


This is an original 1798 black and white print ad for tobacco, rice, sugar and coffee from Joseph Ripley, located at No. 8 D. Spear's Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts.


This 214+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Heavy aging throughout. No creases. There is acid staining in this image. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.75 x 1.25 inches; 7 x 3 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Period Paper is really excited to offer a collection from 1798, by far one of our oldest collections yet. Coming all the way from Boston, Massachusetts, these small yet powerful pieces of history reflect the maritime lifestyle of the city in its early days, and provide a fascinating glimpse into a facet of the American past.

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