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trade card, Ariosa Coffee no. 50
  • United States
    Sarony, Major, & Knapp, printer
    active circa 1846–1892
  • trade card, Ariosa Coffee no. 50, 1889
  • Where object was made: New York, New York, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 128 x 75 mm
    Object Height/Width: 5 1/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8032

The card depicts a pear which has been sliced in half vertically. The exterior of one half and the interior of the other half are visible to the viewer. Twigs and leaves are in the background.
The verso is a text advertisement for Arbuckle’s Ariosa Coffee by the Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Company of New York. It also provides cooking notes and recipes for pears.