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trade card, fish and chariot
  • United States
  • trade card, fish and chariot, 1883
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 71 x 121 mm
    Object Height/Width: 2 13/16 x 4 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7975

A black, red, and gold fish, possibly a carp, pulls a small human holding a spear in a gold chariot. The image is copyrighted by Geo. M. Hayes.
The verso is a text advertisement for magic yeast cakes by E. W. Gillett, manufacturer of Gillett’s cream tartar, baking powder, and double flavoring extracts in Chicago, Illinois.