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Catalog Number 2002.90.1
Object Name Card, Advertising
Title Advertising Card for G.B. Ryan & Co., "The Turn of the Road"
Date 05/25/1910
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 1910
Description Advertising Postcard; on one side is a coloured picture of a country road entitled "The Turn of the Road". "Drislen" is printed in black to the left of the title of the picture. On the back is a message from G.B. Ryan and Co. advertising their Men's and Boy's spring suits. The card is addressed to Sarah Mitchell of Everton. In the upper right corner is a Canada Postage 1 cent stamp. The postcard has been stamped "GUELPH CANADA / MAY 25/ 2.30 PM / 1910"
"Friend: Will you help us interest the boys and men of your family? We simply want them to try on one of our new spring suits. We know we can please them. The clothes are first class; the patterns neat and new; and the values - well! THEY SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES. We know we are selling clothing unusually cheap and we feel sure that any Boy, Man or Mother will appreciate this fact. Boys suits from $3.00 to $6.00. Men's suits from $8.00 to $16.00. WILL YOU KINDLY TELL YOUR PEOPLE ABOUT OUR BOY'S AND MEN'S CLOTHING STORE. WE WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE A CONSIDERATION OF THIS KIND. G.B. Ryan & Co., Guelph."
Search Terms Ryan (G.B.) and Company Department Store
Subjects INDUSTRY & TRADE
ADVERTISEMENT
COMMERCIAL - DRY GOODS
SCENES - RURAL
STAMP COLLECTING
Dimensions 5.51/3.50 in. - Length/Width