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Catalog Number 1973.28.2
Object Name Card, Advertising
Title W.F. Mitchell & Co. Advertising Card
Date circa 1895
Year Range from 1890
Year Range to 1900
Description Advertising Card; On the front of the card is an illustration of a man sitting on a box. The man is laughing. His head is much larger than the rest of his body. There is text printed beside him, it reads, "FOLKS YOU MEET. The Punster. The Man who laughs the loudest and longest in telling you one of his Original Pet Jokes. Do you catch on?". On the back of the card are two more illustrations. The first is a depiction of the outside of the W.F. Mitchell store. The other is of a bicycle. There is also information on the store provided on the back of the card.
Illustrations: Illustrations, Colour/Illustrations, B/W/Printed
" 'HELLO !' There is one spot in this City that you want to go to before leaving, and that is W.F. MITCHELL & CO.'S, 126 Quebec Street, GUELPH. They are the Boys to give you Bargains. They keep a full stock of School Books, Stationery, &c., Wrapping Paper, Paper Bags, Twines and Small-wares. Then, they keep one of the Finest Stocks of Bicycles west of Toronto. Now, this is right. Just call and see yourself. W.F. MITCHELL CO."
People Mitchell, W.F.
Search Terms Quebec Street
Mitchell (W.F.) and Company
Dimensions 6.49/4.33 in. - Length/Width