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trade card, Bean & Brother Indian Queen Perfume
  • United States
  • trade card, Bean & Brother Indian Queen Perfume, 1879
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 116 x 77.5 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 9/16 x 3 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7932

An Indian or Native American woman is shown wearing a red feather headdress, holding a bow, and walking in a lush flowered area. Text at the bottom advertises for “Bean & Brother 47 & 49 North Second Street, Philadelphia.”
The verso is a text advertisement for Bean & Brother and the items they sell, including spices, oils, paints, medicine, drugs, root beer, perfume, and soap.