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trade card, two boys with a platter of food
  • United States
  • trade card, two boys with a platter of food, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 84 x 84 mm
    Object Height/Width: 3 5/16 x 3 5/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7948
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Description

This card shows two boys with a platter of food. The well-dressed one, wearing a blue ensemble and a straw hat, is holding a platter, while the other boy has one hand on the platter and the other in his mouth.
The verso is a Jack Sprat rhyme adapted to advertise for Oatine, a product of Glaser, Kohn & Co., located at 24 & 26 Michigan Ave., Chicago.