Thursday, June 4, 2015

page 28 -- Winch Brothers, Morse Yellow Dock Root Syrup Co., W.H. Read, Steele & Emery, American Shoe Tip Co.

updated 27 September 2015
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geometrics of Federal & Matthews, Boston MA in May 2014
Google Street View
worth a second look
Google Street View June 2011 
Here's a complimentary description of the Winch Brothers business via Google Books digitization of Illustrated Boston, the Metropolis of New England 1889:


More information on the Winch Brothers is on page 42 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection.



Additional information on the Morse Yellow Dock Root Syrup Co. is featured on page 177 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection.


W.H. Read, 128 Fulton St., New York City & Baltimore MD
Reverse of a W.H. Read trade card from Digital Commonwealth:


There is some evidence that W.H. Read actually manufactured his cologne in Baltimore, MD (Google Books):



The back of a Czar trade card as found on Digital Commonwealth:


A flavour of Crown St. 2014
(Google Street View, New Haven CT)
From Google Books digitization of  "Leading Business Men of New Haven County...":


"A child's shoe without the black tip upon the toe
does not even make a safe Bird's nest."
The U.S. Patent Office via Google Books describes the trademark for the American Shoe Tip Company:




For additional information on the American Shoe Tip Company, see page 48 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection.


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