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trade card, seagulls and insets
  • United States
  • trade card, seagulls and insets, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 126 x 92 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 15/16 x 3 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7981

The card depicts seagulls flying in the upper left corner. There are picturesque insets descending from the top: a boat on open waves, a tree, a house by water, and a house in a field. Text at the bottom reads “Long life and happiness be thine.” The word “Sula” is handwritten in pen in the bottom right corner.