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trade card, two children on a path
  • United States
  • trade card, two children on a path, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 133 x 89 mm
    Object Height/Width: 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8050

A boy and a girl face each other on a dirt path. The boy is holding a white dandelion in one hand, and the girl peers in to look at it more closely. She is holding a doll on one arm and drags a toy cradle on a string behind her.
The verso is a text advertisement for Lion Coffee manufactured by the Woolson Spice Co. of Toledo, Ohio.