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trade card, Prof. Horsford's Phosphatic Baking Powder
  • United States
    Sarony, Major, & Knapp, printer
    active circa 1846–1892
  • trade card, Prof. Horsford's Phosphatic Baking Powder, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 121 x 79 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/4 x 3 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7967
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Description

A baby is wearing white clothes and a white bonnet with a pink ribbon. Pink text at the top reads: “Prof. Horsford’s Phosphatic Baking Powder” in all caps and pink text at the bottom reads “Healthful & Nutritious” in all caps.
The verso is a text advertisement for the baking powder. It contains personal testaments or reviews of the product.