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trade card, Reid's Flower Seeds
  • United States
    Mensing & Stecher, printer
    active 1800s
  • trade card, Reid's Flower Seeds, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Rochester, New York, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 75.5 x 121 mm
    Object Height/Width: 3 x 4 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7950

This card, from left to right, shows a man holding open a box full of flower seed packets, three women holding bouquets, and young men riding penny-farthing (hi-wheel) bicycles.
The verso is a list of flower seeds for sale, separated by price (5 cents, 10 cents, 15 cents, 25 cents).