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;

Date: 1880

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

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