BANK Of JONESBORO. 19th C. Arkansas Photographic Trade / Cabinet Card, Judge W. H. - Bank President Cate, 1839 - 1899.


Jonesboro, Ark. W. L. Robins, 1888. 1st Printing. Albumen photograph [6" x 4"] on a peach-colored mount, rounded corners. Image is vertically oriented, showing the two-story brick building with its pediment high above the angled doorway (where two men are standing) at a street corner. Underneath, in blue ink, the photograph name & city. Mount: 6-1/2" x 4-1/4". Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Light fading to image, Very Good. Item #45299

Verso of the card with the complete financial details of the bank, as of Jan. 21, 1888. As the verbiage announces, "We take great pleasure in calling your attention to a statement of our business at close of same this evening, and taking into consideration our tender age of 'seven months' ... our success has been unprededented."

Jonesboro is found in the northeast part of the state, is the county seat of Craighead County and home to Arkansas State. This an uncommon photographic trade card for this newly established bank in the town.

Price: $145.00