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TitleBoutin's Department House
Alternate TitleJames G. Blaine
DescriptionAdvertising card for Boutin's Department House showing a portrait of presidential candidate James G. Blaine. One of two cards showing portraits of presidential and vice-presidential hopefuls in the 1884 election. Card is torn down one edge and appears to have been once attached to something else. Back of card has a table in which to record electoral votes from each party in each state. The number of votes for Republicans and Democrats has been recorded in pencil. The election is not identified, but presumably it is the 1884 presidential election (only 38 states are listed). Address given on front of card:
Main and 12 Sts.,
Kansas City, Mo.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Department stores
Dry goods stores
Political elections
Local Subject(s)Boutin's Department House
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions6 x 14 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
LocationSC3, Box 1, Dry Goods
BarcodeFront: 10019363; Back: 10019365
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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AcknowledgementThis project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.