Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 171

Price Realized: $ 406
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Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(NEW YORK CITY.) Trade card for "Robert R. Story, Saddle & Harness Maker, 25 Fulton Street, Brooklyn." Illustrated card, 3 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches, on coated white stock; moderate wear, mount remnants on verso. Brooklyn, NY, circa 1840s?

Additional Details

Robert R. Story (1806-1874) was a Massachusetts artisan who was raising a family in New York by 1834 according to the 1850 census. He appears at this address in the 1859 New York business directory, and is buried in Green-Wood Cemetery. His calling card is illustrated with a mounted fox-hunter and his hounds, as well as the implements of his trade. It also promises "Engine Hose made to order."