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Friend Barney's a hod-carrier, and sure he's no mope... [Advertising card with illustration.]

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Advertiser:
Bell, R.W., Manufacturing Co
Physical description:
1 item, col., 13.5 x 7.5 cm
Type:
Advertising cards
Poems
Date:
1850
1900
Summary:
Advertising card. "R.W. BELL MFG. CO., BUFFALO, N.Y." Poem under illustration includes lines: "Friend Barney's a hod-carrier, and sure he's no mope. /... / As he thinks of a wash with the best cake of soap--BELL'S BUFFALO... " Illustration of man in dark pants and red shirt standing by a ladder and holding a hod, with a falling brick. On verso is a text about "prejudice" and "Christmas presents," actually a giveaway for purchasers of French Villa Soap.
Topic:
Blue collar workers
Prejudices
Men in advertising
Masonry
Soap
Christmas
Local number:
Ivorydata4 887
0300600042 (Scan No.)
See more items in:
Soap (Vertical Ephemera Series), Warshaw Collection of Business Americana 1838-1953
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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