1880 Victorian Trade Card~mouse / Mice Riding Snail~great Eastern Shoe~boston Ma For Sale
Offered isa charming19th centuryVictorian trade card advertising theGreat Eastern ShoeCo. located at 242 N. Eighth Street, opposite Forepaugh's Museum, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Size of this trade card is 4 1/4" x 2 3/4."
The front features adelightful image ofa cute couple ofmicedepicted as humans, with thefemale mouse holding a dainty mushroom parasol while the male mouse steers the snail they are riding upon as a coach.
A slow Coach.
The trade card is invery good, near mint, condition with only the mildest corner andedgewear.
The anthropomorphic mouse / mice imageryisa wonderful example of 19th century
Shipping is $1.00 in the U.S. and actual cost elsewhere.
Please check my other sales for more great vintage paper items from the 19th century. I will happily combine shipping to save you money.