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trade card, Tarrant's Effervescent Seltzer Aperient
  • United States
    Donaldson Brothers, printer
    active 1872–1891
  • trade card, Tarrant's Effervescent Seltzer Aperient, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 102 x 64 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 x 2 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7990

A smiling baby wearing a blue jacket is in the center of the card. Text on the top and bottom is written phonetically, reading “Dood Mornin! I Happy Baby Tause My Mamma Always Uses Tarrant’s Seltzer Aperient.”
The verso is a text advertisement for the product, which aids the stomach in digestion.