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advertisement book, Gillett's products
  • United States
    Baker & Hayes, printer
    active 1800s
  • advertisement book, Gillett's products, 1885
  • Where object was made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 143 x 114 mm
    Object Height/Width: 5 5/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7978

The book is comprised of three pages folded in half to create a four page booklet plus a front and back cover. The cover page is colorful and depicts small blond child wearing a white dress carrying a basket of flowers. The book is full of advertisements for Gillett’s double flavoring extracts (baking products). There are also short stories and illustrations.