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April 16

GUEST CURATOR: Matt Ringstaff What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Providence Gazette (April 15, 1769). “Wanted, a Quantity of good Pot-Ash.” Before seeing the word “Pot-Ash” in Joseph and...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 16 Apr 2019

March 18

GUEST CURATOR: Zachary Dubreuil What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (March 18, 1769). “Choice Indico.” This advertisement shows that Joseph and William Russell had multiple items for...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 18 Mar 2019

January 14

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (January 14, 1769). “To be Sold at the Golden Eagle.” In an era before standardized street numbers, advertisers used a variety of other means to advise...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 14 Jan 2019

November 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (November 19, 1768).“To be Sold at the GOLDEN EAGLE.” An advertisements that ran several times in the Providence Gazette in the fall of 1768 informed...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Nov 2018

October

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (October 22, 1768).“The Snow TRISTRAM … WILL be ready to sail in 14 Days.” In the late 1760s Joseph Russell and William Russell advertised...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Oct 2018

July 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (July 23, 1768).“A most neat and general Assortment of SPRING and SUMMER GOODS.” It would have been practically impossible for regular readers of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Jul 2018

July

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (July 2, 1768).“At their Shop, the Sign of the Golden Eagle, near the Court-House. (23).” Joseph and William Russell’s advertisement for “A...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 2 Jul 2018

May 7

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (May 7, 1768).“To be SOLD by JOSEPH AND Wm. RUSSELL.” How much influence did eighteenth-century advertisers exert when it came to designing their...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 7 May 2018

April 23

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (April 23, 1768).“SPRING and SUMMER GOODS.” The compositor who labored “at the PRINTING-OFFICE, the Sign of Shakespear’s Head” in...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Apr 2018

March 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (March 19, 1768).“Their assortment if very large.” In their efforts to convince prospective customers of the many choices available at their shop...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Mar 2018

December 19

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (December 19, 1767).“By far the largest and best Assortment in this Town.” In their attempt to incite consumer demand and attract customers, Joseph...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 19 Dec 2017

November 7

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (November 7, 1767).“WILLIAM RUSSELL is just arrived from London.” Joseph Russell and William Russell frequently placed advertisements in the Providence...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 7 Nov 2017

October 24

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (October 24, 1767).“Just imported from LONDON, by Joseph and William Russell …” Joseph and William Russell placed this rather modest advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 24 Oct 2017

August

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (August 22, 1767).“A large Assortment of English Goods and Hard-Ware.” Joseph and William Russell were among Sarah Goddard and Company’s most...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Aug 2017

February 28

GUEST CURATOR: Samuel Birney What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (February 28, 1767).“Excellent Bohea Tea.” This advertisement directed colonists to “the Sign of the Golden Eagle”...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 28 Feb 2017

February

GUEST CURATOR: Shannon Holleran What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Providence Gazette (February 21, 1767).“Powder horns.” The “Powder horns” near the end of Joseph and William Russell’s...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 22 Feb 2017

January 17

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (January 17, 1767).“A Very large and new Assortment consisting of almost every Kind suitable for Town and Country.” Regular readers of the Providence...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 17 Jan 2017

December 13

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (December 13, 1766).“BEST Bohea Tea for 5s. and 4d. per Pound.” Nicholas Tillinghast’s short advertisement for “Bohea Tea,” “an...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 13 Dec 2016

November 29

GUEST CURATOR: Nicholas Sears What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today? Providence Gazette (November 29, 1766).“A large Assortment of English Goods and Braziery Ware.” Joseph and William Russell sold a lot of...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 29 Nov 2016

November 23

GUEST CURATOR: Patrick Keane What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago this week? Providence Gazette (November 22, 1766).“A fresh Assortment of European GOODS, (of the last Importation).” I chose this advertisement...
From: The Adverts 250 Project on 23 Nov 2016

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