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trade card, Romeo and Juliet
  • United States
    Wm. B. Burford, printer
    active 1875–1993
  • trade card, Romeo and Juliet, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 77 x 125 mm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/16 x 4 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8016

Two anthropomorphic pigs embracing on the edge of a balcony surrounded by trees. Romeo is balanced on a ladder. Text at the bottom reads “Oh, How I Love (Haas’ Remedy) Thee.”
The verso is a text advertisement to farmers for the hog and poultry medicine made by Jos. (Joseph) Haas. The remedy is intended to prevent death and disease.