VICTORIAN Trade Card for Ayer's Almanach - B&W Engraving - The Invention of Printing
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AGE: C.1890 or so
ITEM: A Victorian era trade card for (I think) Ayer;s Almanach. The front engraving shows two men over a type set machine, the one gent holding a paper that reads Ayer's Almanach. The caption at the bottom of the card is The Invention of Printing. Plain back.
CONDITION: Very nice with no problems I can spot.
NOTE: The cards always look better in person than in my scans/photos.
PUBLISHERS INFORMATION: None.
SIZE: 2-3/4" x 4-3/16"
FINAL COMMENTS: Interesting card.
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