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trade card, flower bouquet and parchment
  • United States
  • trade card, flower bouquet and parchment, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 111 x 154 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/8 x 6 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7980

The recto depicts a bouquet on its side (horizontal). It includes purple thistle blossoms, leafy plants, and possibly a black-eyed susan. The stems are stuck through a piece of paper. A bee flies above the parchment.
The verso is a text advertisement magic yeast cakes.