Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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trade card, blue and pink wildflowers
  • United States
  • trade card, blue and pink wildflowers, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 139 x 103 mm
    Object Height/Width: 5 1/2 x 4 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7982

The recto shows blue and pink flowers in the foreground and hazy mountains in the background.
The verso is text reading “Compliments of J. C. Northcraft, Druggist and Pharmacist.” This purveyor sells “fine toilet articles, perfumes, ladies satchels, &c.” There is a vase to the left of the text holding a bare branch with birds perched on it.