Title: Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, The

Alternate Title: Ulysses S. Grant

Description: Monochromatic advertising card for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. showing portrait of Ulysses S. Grant. Caption says: "Ulysses S. Grant from the last portrait taken." and card is "signed" "U. S. Grant." Back of card has advertising copy including: "Give our new goods a trial. We guarantee you will enjoy a cup of good tea. 50c. Per Pound. Oolongs, Japans, English Breakfasts, Young Hysons, Imperials, Gunpowders, Mixed. The Coffees speak for themselves." It lists six locations in Cincinnati and says: "150 Stores in the United States." No Kansas City address is given.

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Grocery stores; Tea industry; Presidents; Tea;

Local Subject(s): Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P Store); Grant, Ulysses S.

Date: 1885

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 14 x 21 cm.

Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216

See Also: SC3, Box 7 Oversize

Location: SC3, Box 1, A&P

Barcode: Front: 10018991; Back: 10018992

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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