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trade card, Austen's Forest Flower Cologne
  • United States
  • trade card, Austen's Forest Flower Cologne, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 112 x 72 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 7/16 x 2 13/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8047

Two women holding bouquets stand facing the viewer. The woman with brown hair is wearing an orange and yellow dress, while woman with blond hair is wearing a blue dress. Text on the top of the card reads “Perfumed with Austen’s Forest Flower Cologne,” and at the bottom is the text “W. J. Austen & Co. Oswego, N. Y.”
The verso is a text advertisement. The druggist who sells the product is J. G. Northcraft of Abilene, Kansas.