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Louis Prang: Innovator, Collaborator, Educator

Reed's American dressing for blacking and polishing ladies' and children's boots & shoes.

Description

Elaborate advertisement for Reed's shoe polish.
     A large bald eagle perched on a rock extends its wings beyond a "frame" or proscenium adorned with scrollwork and U.S. flags. At left foreground, a pile of boxes supports two glass bottles. Each box is marked "American dressing from Geo. H. Reed & Sons. 568, 570 & 572 Commercial St. Boston."

Title

Reed's American dressing for blacking and polishing ladies' and children's boots & shoes.

Creator

L. Prang & Co.

Date

ca. 1872

Identifier

152506

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Citation

L. Prang & Co., “Reed's American dressing for blacking and polishing ladies' and children's boots & shoes.,” Louis Prang: Innovator, Collaborator, Educator, accessed December 13, 2017, http://www.americanantiquarian.org/prang/items/show/76.