1901 Ad Harvard Lampoon John H Pray 658 Washington Street Boston Carpet HVD1


This is an original 1901 two-color print ad from the Harvard Lampoon for John H. Pray & Sons Co., retail dealers in everything from draperies to upholstery fabric, located at 658 Washington Street in Boston, Massachusetts.


This 110+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. There is a fair amount of faint bleedthrough on this item, some of which may be difficult to see in the digital image.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Two Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.25 x 4.25 inches; 18 x 11 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)

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, portieres, Boylston Street