Indianapolis: Wm. B. Burford, 1899. Broadside. Printed sheet 6 by 19 inches on peach-colored tan paper. Advertising a rail tip to Chicago on Sunday, August 20, 1899, via the Lake Erie & Western Railroad and the Wabash Railroad. Return is from Dearborn Station Chicago.
Baseball: "See the Great Base Ball Game, Chicago vs. Cleveland". It was the Orphans vs. the Spiders. Chicago won, 8-7.
Bicycles: "Take your wheel along! Baggage Car Provided for their Accommodation." Some trip!
Lightly browned, soiled along the top and edges, rough along the fragile edges, but in very good condition, especially considering how fragile the paper is.
William B. Burford, who had served in the Civil War, took over his father's printing business in 1875 and eventually held the printing contact for the state of Indiana.
. Very good. Item #21110