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trade card, Leis' German Baking Powder
  • United States
    E. Wolf, printer
    active 1800s
  • trade card, Leis' German Baking Powder, 1883
  • Where object was made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 107 x 71 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/16 x 2 13/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7922

This card depicts a vertical three-dimensional book. The cover shows two women washing clothes on a bank with a house and trees in the background. On the left, the spine of the book reads “Leis’ German Baking Powder” in all caps.
The verso is an all-text advertisement for Leis’ German Baking Powder which can be purchased at “Leis’ Chemical Manufacturing Co., Lawrence, Kansas.”