Title: Boston Shoe House
Description: Advertising card for Boston Shoe House showing a horse with a man's body dressed in a waistcoat, jacket, and top hat, wearing a monocle, and holding a whip. Caption says: "I would I were a boy again." Front of card says: Boston Shoe House...Large Stock of Fine Shoes. Lowest Cash Prices. J. Swim, Proprietor." Front lower left corner says: "Copyrighted 1880." Back of card has advertising copy and a price list: "Ladies' High Cut Shoes, 75 cts to $6.00; Ladies' Slippers, 15 cts to 3.50; Men's Shoes, 75 cts to 6.50; Men's Boots, $1.25 to 7.00; Children's Shoes, 15 cts to 2.50." Address given on front and back of card:
S. W. Cor. 4th & Main Sts.,
Kansas City, Mo.
Subject(s): Advertising cards; Shoe stores; Horses; Animals in human situations;
Local Subject(s): Boston Shoe Store;
Item Type: Advertising Card
Dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.
Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
Location: SC3, Box 2, Shoes
Barcode: Front: 10019885; Back: 10019888
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
Rights: Reproduction (printing, downloading, or copying) of images from Kansas City Public Library requires permission and payment for the following uses, whether digital or print: publication; reproduction of multiple copies; personal, non-educational purposes; and advertising or commercial purposes. Please order prints or digital files and pay use fees through this website. All images must be properly credited to: "Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri." Images and texts may be reproduced without prior permission only for purposes of temporary, private study, scholarship, or research. Those using these images and texts assume all responsibility for questions of copyright and privacy that may arise.
Acknowledgement: This 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.