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Catalog Number 2002.90.2
Object Name Card, Advertising
Title Advertising Postcard for G.B. Ryan & Co. , "The Lakeside"
Date 04/20/1910
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 1910
Description Advertising Postcard; colour postcard of a lakeside scene of people standing on the banks and boats on the water, "The Lakeside" is printed in red along bottom. 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 Post green 1 cent stamp. Stamped in upper middle: "GUELPH, CANADA/ APR 20 / 9.30 AM / 1910".
Printed in red on left side:
"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
COSTUME - CHILD
COSTUME - MALE
COMMERCIAL - WOOL, TEXTILES
SCENES - RIVERS/LAKES/OCEANS
STAMP COLLECTING
Dimensions 5.51/3.50 in . - Length/Width