1798 Ad Ruddock Choate Long-Wharf Boston West India Holland Gin Cassia YJR1

201880_YJR1_014

This is an original 1798 black and white print ad for the new partnership of A. Ruddock & Amos Choate, at their new store location of No. 54 Long-Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts.

CONDITION

This 214+ year old Item is rated Fine / Very Good. Heavy aging throughout. No creases. There is acid staining in this image. No surface rub. No tears. Heavy water stain - bottom right corner.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Fine / Very Good
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.75 x 3 inches; 7 x 8 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, Mackerell Lines, Sheet Lead, Molasses, English Porter, Gun Powder, Lewis Hayt

YJR1A6B14C98