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Title Trade card: Hirschberg, The Hatter. 158 Washington St., Hoboken. N.d., ca. 1876-1890.
Object Name Card, Trade
Catalog Number 2010.007.0136
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collections. Gift of a friend of the Museum.
Scope & Content Trade card: Hirschberg, The Hatter. 158 Washington St., Hoboken. No date, circa 1876-1890. Color lithographed card front imprinted in black; back imprinted in black; 2-1/8" high x 4-1/8" wide.

Gustav Hirschberg came to America in 1861 from Prussia and established a business making caps and hats in 1872 . He became a Hoboken resident in 1876. This street address is an old number and corresponds to 334 Washington St.

Card has a number on the front at lower right corner, 404, which is probably a catalogue stock number. The color printed card was probably imported from Germany and imprinted locally with the business name.

The artwork depicts a boy pushing a hand truck with a large hat on it with a girl behind pointing the direction.
People Hirschberg, Gustav
Date 1876-1890
Year Range from 1876.0
Year Range to 1890.0
Search Terms 158 Washington St. (old number)
Hirschberg, The Hatter
334 Washington St.
Caption front
Imagefile 075\20100070136.TIF
Classification Retail
Fashion
Business & Commerce
Advertising