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trade card, C. A. Coutant & Co.
  • United States
  • trade card, C. A. Coutant & Co., late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 111 x 75 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/8 x 2 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7957

The recto depicts a young, nude child wearing a blue sash. A white cloth is draped around the child. The background is metallic gold. Text across the bottom reads: “Compliments of C. A. Coutant & Co, 145 State Street, Chicago.” In the bottom right corner is a stamp of a crescent moon and star.
The verso is blank except for the handwritten word “Harrie.”