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trade card, Champion's groceries
  • United States
  • trade card, Champion's groceries, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 69 x 109.5 mm
    Object Height/Width: 2 11/16 x 4 5/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7959

The card depicts an anthropomorphic family of rats. One is wearing a bonnet, another is sitting on a tripod stool, and the baby rat is playing in a well or tub. A picket fence and house are in the background. The text “Go to Champion’s for Fine Groceries at Low Prices, at Geo. Parent’s Old Stand, Abilene, Kans.” (Kansas) is in the center of the card.