NURSERY AND HALF ORPHAN ASYLUM PROMENADE CONCERT; The Lady Managers of the NURSERY AND HALF ORPHAN ASYLUM will be happy to see you at a PROMENADE CONCERT, To be given for the benefit of the above Institution on Thurday Evening, Aug. 9th, 1866, at the Skating Rink, Wabash Avenue. [complete text]

[Chicago: np, 1866]. Printed invitation, 7 ¼ x 4 3/8 inches. Completed in Manuscript as an invitation for “Wm. Gerrish”; in manuscript in bottom margin “Tickets admitting gentleman and a lady $2.00 to be had at the door.” Accompanied by mailing envelope addressed to “Mr. Wm. Gerrish, Badger’s Bank.” The Chicago Nursery and Half-Orphan Asylum was founded in 1860 as an institution for Protestant children, one of a number established around the country that provided a temporary home where parents could leave their children when unable to care for them. Item #59423

Price: $85.00

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