W. Woodruff & Co.
Color, trade card, black males sitting behind bale of cotton, white male weighing cotton. Back of card says "Howe Scales made by the Howe Scale Co." and "Unequalled for Workmanship, Finish, Durability and Sensitiveness. Used exclusively where accuracy and durability are required." The corners are torn.
Trade cards -- Advertisements -- Advertising -- Caricature -- Blacks -- Business -- Marketing -- African Americans in art -- African Americans -- Collectibles -- Ads -- Tradecards -- Black Americana -- Rutland (Vt.) -- 1840s
2 sides; 4 1/2 X 3 1/4 in.
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Back of Image
John C. Hitt Library
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"Howe Scales Co. Tradecard." (1840). African American Legacy: The Carol Mundy Collection – Images. 48.