Publication: Donaldson Brothers, 1885, Five Points, NY
First edition. 6" x 4" striking and colorful trade card to be distributed at the 1885 World's Fair in New Orleans. The card touts Hill Brothers' "Fantasma" fashion hat, one of the most popular "Shapes of the Season." The card invites potential buyers to see their full lines of samples, in all braids and colors at their Branch Offices and Sample Salesrooms in New Orleans, St. Louis, New York and Paris. Described is their expertise in filling orders for Millinery Goods. Brief information about Hill's Milliners' Gazette, a monthly periodical that is free to their customers. Minimal soiling to rear of card along with a small chip at bottom right corner. Very good.
Inventory Number: 48987