Advertisement for John Sidney Jones Wholesale Fancy Empoirum
Full-page newspaper ad with top headline: "JEWLERY & LOOKING GLASSES. / CARPETING. / WHOLESALE FANCY EMPORIUM. / JOHN SIDNETY JONES," In bottom margin: "Whips , Canes, Combs, & Blinds." The central portion consists of four vertical columns listing categories of items for sale: Baskets, Brushes, Whips, Spectacles, Beads, Combs, Jewelry, Brooms, Britannia Ware, Reeds, Cedar Ware, Pocket-books, Wooden Ware, Curls, Japanned Ware, Blinds, Looking-glasses, Cords, Mats, Curled Maple Ware Varnished, Fancy Articles. Printed by Wm. F. Racklife, South-West Corner of George and Swanwick Sts.
John Sidney Jones is listed under "Wholesale Fancy Emporium," and Philadelphia addresses are listed: 18 N. 2nd St. and 2 Church Alley.
The center listings are surrounded by a border of 24 U.S. states' emblems in circles.
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LancasterHistory, Lancaster, PA
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Brown overall with obvious center crease and some darker spots especially in the right margin. The newsprint has been glued to a piece of Masonite, with edges folded over. They are now loose.