1922 Ad American House Boston MA Hotel Resort Travel Tourism Lewis Rice YSC1


This is an original 1922 black and white print ad for the American House hotel located on Hanover Street in Boston, Massachusetts, that was operated by Lewis Rice & Son during the Roaring Twenties era. The American House hotel opened in 1835 and was closed and demolished on August 8, 1935 to make room for a parking lot. Famous guests of the hotel include abolitionist John Brown, author Ralph Waldo Emerson, and others.

Please note the dimensions of this ad.


This 132+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Small hole - right margin.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 3 inches; 15 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)

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