Item No: c110251
Title: Herring & Co.
Additional Title: Herring & Co., Principal Offices, 251 & ...
Exhibit title: Herring & Co., New York, N.Y., Exhibit #414, Main Building, Bldg. #1.
Recto: Three panel trade card for Herring & Co. Top: open Herring safe showing structure of three doors; middle: three men happily examining contents of Herring's safe pulled from burning building in background; another man sadly looks on damaged "Not Herring's safe" with firemen and engine in background; bottom: in elegant parlor, woman placing silver into open Herring safe.
Trifold trade card.
Verso: Three panel trade card for Herring & Co. Top, left: three burglars stealing from "Not a Herring safe;" right: two burglars failing to break into Herring safe; middle: intertwined text ribbon between a minuteman statue and Herring & Co. champion safe, in fire; bottom: wagon carrying Herring safe, past Madison Wall Street Ferry,on busy street. Pedestrians in foreground. Chromolithograph.
"1775 1875 Thos. Herring, Herrings's Minuteman safes estab. 1841, both stand fire" -- Verso of card.
1 trade card : 24 x 15 cm.
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