This is an original 1798 black and white print ad for a variety of goods brought over on the Lydia
from Hamburg, which were being sold by E. Sigourney and Sons at No. 1 Spear's-Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts.
This 214+ year old Item is rated Very Fine / 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: Very Fine / Fine+
Dimensions: Approximately 2.75 x 1.75 inches; 7 x 4 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, Britannias, Platillias, Silesias, Dowlas, Checks, Iron