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trade card, boy fishing
  • United States
  • trade card, boy fishing, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 106 x 71 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/16 x 2 13/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8062

A boy sits and fishes with a simple stick and string on a rocky bank. A girl stands behind him with her hand on his shoulder. The background is metallic gold with the rest of the image in shades of sepia.
The verso is a text advertisement for Acorn Stoves and Ranges. A stamp at the bottom advertises for the seller, Hodge Bros., Agents, located in Abaline [sic, Abilene] Kansas.