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Item ID# A998.023.016
Title Halliday & Stinson advertising card
Object Name Card, Trade
Dates of Creation post-1887
Creator Halliday & Stinson
Description Halliday & Stinson advertising card, stating "Bruce County's Largest Store, Leaders in Millinery, Mantles and Dress Goods". Printed in pencil on the bottom "Chesley, Ont." Card features colour graphics of lake, sun, rocks, seagulls and sailing ships. Inscribed on reverse "Mrs. Minnie Collins"
Admin/Biographical History In 1887, M.A. Halliday opened a general store and, before long, it was doing more business than any other store in Bruce County, employing forty people. After Chesley's fire of 1888, the business was re-established under the name of Halliday & Stinson. During the early 1900s, the building became Ross & Warmington's General Store.
Physical Description 7 x 11 cm
Subjects Advertising
Clothing stores
People Collins, Minnie
Halliday, M.A. (Matthew)
Stinson, Joseph O.
Place Chesley
Level of Description Item