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trade card, no. 23, wood warbler
  • United States
  • trade card, no. 23, wood warbler, late 1800s
  • Beautiful Birds
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 75 x 47 mm
    Object Height/Width: 2 15/16 x 1 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7918.10

This card depicts a wood warbler on a branch. The Arm & Hammer logo is in the bottom left corner of the card, “Wood Warbler” is in the bottom center, and “23” is in the bottom right.
The verso describes the “New Series of Beautiful Birds” from “The Great Arm & Hammer Brand of Soda and Saleratus” from Church & Co. in New York. The benefits of using this brand are described to the customer.