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trade card, roses in a bowl
  • United States
    Geo. S. Harris & Sons, Lith., printer
    active 1880–circa 1895
  • trade card, roses in a bowl, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 77 x 126 mm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/16 x 4 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8035

Pink roses with green leaves fill a white bowl.
The verso is an advertisement for Ariosa Coffee by the Arbuckle brothers. It depicts several buildings owned by the company, including stores, factories, and mills. The card notes that 839,972 pounds are roasted daily.