1798 Ad Dunlap J Hancock No. 8 Merchant's Row Boston Ruddock Choate Rum Gin YJR1

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This is an original 1798 black and white print ad for Dunlap's Boston Porter, being sold by J. Hancock at No. 8 Merchant's Row, and the various goods offered by Ruddock & Choate, located at No. 54 Long-Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts.

CONDITION

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

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.75 x 3.5 inches; 7 x 9 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.

Keywords specific to this image: Antique Advertising, Molasses, Holland Gin, Cassia, Sheet Lead, Mackerell Lines, English Porter, Lewis Hayt

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