Maybe this is a little hyperbolic, but that was the ad for the National Clothing Company, at the corner of 7th and D St. NW. Check out this page from the Washington Post classified pages on March 29th, 1879. These are always fascinating to dig through. You can find some serious gems in them.
Discovering Hidden Gems: A Look at the Washington Post Classified Pages from March 29th, 1879
Take a trip back in time to explore the Washington Post Classified Pages from March 29th, 1879. Discover hidden gems and find out what the National Clothing Company was advertising in the city of Washington D.C.