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Catalog Number 2002X.58.7
Object Name Postcard
Title Advertising Postcard for Wicks, Sheet Music and Picture Post Cards
Date Circa 1920
Year Range from 1915.0
Year Range to 1931.0
Description Postcard; On the front of the postcard is an illustration of the junction of Woolwich and Cardigan Streets. On the back is a paragraph advertising the merit of Wicks' products.
"Junction of Woolwich and Cardigan Streets, Guelph, Ont., Canada" "Sheet Music and Picture Post Cards at WICKS. LARGEST STOCK IN GUELPH", "DEAR....You ask me where to but a High Grade Piano or Musical Goods when in Guelph. We certainly recommend WICKS to you, next to G.B. Ryan & Co. They have the largest stock, west of Toronto, of anything from a Gramophone Needle to a Piano. Their stock is the best, and they will gladly refund money if not as represented. The Mason & Risch Piano, sold by them, is the standard of America, having the famous Steinway Scale, with the Baby Grand Separate Agraffe, to every note. They need little tuning and always retain that sweet resonant tone that you seldom hear in other Pianos after they are used little while. Hoping you are well, your friend...." "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co. Ltd. Montreal and Toronto Printed in Great Britain" "POST CARD FAMOUS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. V & SONS"
Print Type: POSTCARD, COLOUR
People Wicks, Harold
Search Terms Alma Block
Cardigan Street
Mason and Risch
Ryan (G.B.) and Company Department Store
Woolwich Street
Subjects ADVERTISEMENT
SCENES - STREET
ARTS - MUSIC
COMMERCIAL - MUSIC
Dimensions 5.39/3.42 in. - Length/Width