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Ridley & Co. candy packaging with engraving of the original store at Chambers & Hudson Streets, New York City

Ridley & Co. candy packaging with engraving of the original store at Chambers & Hudson Streets, New York City

Condition: Very good overall


1840. Very good overall. Early New York candy maker's paper bag illustrated with blue steel engraving of the store facade at Chambers and Hudson Streets, where it was established in 1806. Engraved illustration showing the store front with large painted signs for "Candy Sugar Plums". Horse drawn 6th and 8th Avenue trolleys in the street, and customers flocking to the entrance. Verso with engraved illustration "Ridley & Co.'s Branch Store, 206 Fifth Avenue, Corner 26th Street, New York". A bit ruffled at edges, slightly marked with age spots. 6 1/2 x 11"



  • Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 22055
  • Title: Ridley & Co. candy packaging with engraving of the original store at Chambers & Hudson Streets, New York City
  • Book condition: Used - Very good overall
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Date published: 1840
  • Bookseller catalogs: NEW YORK CITY; ADVERTISING;


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