Published Materials: Puzzling Question, A: How Can The Old Be Made New?

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Identifier: 2017.124.1
Collection: Local History Collection
Date: 1880 Type: Circa Date
Place of Publication: Buffalo, NY
Object Type: Advertising Cards
Description: Color printed "hold to light" type advertising card promoting Diamond Dyes, manufactured by Wells, Richardson & Co. Depicts a young woman lying in a hammock. Captioned "A Puzzling Question, / How Can The Old / Be Made New?" in upper left of front. When held to light, a figure of cupid holding a sign labeled "Diamond Dyes" appears above the woman, and the phrase "It's Easy to Dye / With Diamond Dyes / Any Thing / Any Color" appears to the right of woman. Labeled "With compliments of / D.A. Mickley, Merchant / Cashtown, Pa." on lower right of front. Labeled "Gies & Co. Buffalo, N.Y." in lower right corner. 
Dimensions: Width: 11.5cm Height: 8.7cm Depth:
Material: Paper
Entities: Wells Richardson & Co. (is publisher of)
Mickley, D.A. (is publisher of)
Gies & Co. (is publisher of)
List item names (from related list items): Wells, Richardson & Co.
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Advertising cards [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85001197]

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