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Hayward's—Silk Umbrellas a Specialty

Hayward's—Silk Umbrellas a Specialty
A woman uses an umbrella to protect herself and her daughter from the menacing approaches of a giraffe and seal in this nineteenth-century advertising trade card by M. F. Tobin for Hayward's, a dry goods store in New York City.

Hayward's

131 Eighth Avenue, bet. 16th & 17th Sts., New York.

Silk umbrellas, $1.00 & $1.50 a specialty. Repairing & recovering.

Copyrighted 1881, M. F. Tobin, N.Y.

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 John FitzGerald
John FitzGerald club
A carnivorous giraffe! Man, you had to be tough in those days.

Seriously, I love this type of card and this is a fine example.
19 months ago.

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