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Trade card advertising the Amherst business of F. H. Howes, a grocer located in Merchants' Row in the 1880s. The cartoon on the card illustrates Victorian humor.

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Trade card advertising the Amherst business of J. M. Waite & Son, a hatter and outfitter for gentlemen, whose establishment was located in Cook's Block, Phoenix Row, in the late 1880s.

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Trade card for the Amherst Roller Rink, a roller-skating establishment which was located in Palmer Hall (today the site of Amherst Town Hall) in the 1880s.

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This trade card advertises the optical business which was run by Edgar R. Bennett from sometime in the 1880s through 1903. Bennett was a watchmaker, jeweler, optician, and bicycle agent. His shop was in Merchants' Row on South Pleasant Street.

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Trade card distributed by H. B. Edwards & Co., an Amherstclothing store that operated in Merchants' Row from the 1880's to about 1915. The store specialized in ladies' fine underwear. The advertisement is for Warner Brothers Coraline Corsets,…

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Advertising card for the business of F. H. Howe, a grocer located in Merchants' Row in Amherst in the 1880s. The cartoon on the card shows a drunk monkey and illustrates Victorian humor.

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Trade card distributed by the Amherst pharmacy W. H. H. Morgan around the turn of the century. The illustration is an image of a group of young women being instructed in home economics. On the back is printed the price, the list of colors, and other…

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The small double-sided card advertises J. L. Lovell’s Amherst Picture Gallery, and offers $2.00 off photographic processes and prints. These cards would have encouraged residents of Amherst to have their photo taken by Lovell in his downtown…
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