Advertising card for J. C. Altman & Bro. showing a man with large mustache sitting in a chair smoking, while a cobbler measures his large, bare foot and another works with a shoe lace nearby. Caption says: "Great Ceas-r-r-r." One of two cards with similar design and theme. Front of card says: "J. C. Altman & Bro. Fine Shoes, First-class Goods at one Bottom Price. Repairing neatly done." Front lower left corner has number 27. Back of card says: "Boots, Shoes, Rubbers, Slippers. A Complete Line of First-Class Goods. Call and see our stock. All Kinds of Foot Wear Made to Order at Short Notice. Repairing promptly attended to." Bottom left corner says: "Pershing & Lyman Pub. Co., Chicago." Address given on front and back of card: 707 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.
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