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trade card, there is something wrong
  • United States
    Chicago Picture Card Co., printer
    active 1800s
  • trade card, there is something wrong, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 109 x 76.5 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 5/16 x 3 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8064

A man wearing a straw boater hat and smoking a cigar looks down to his side. Text across the bottom of the card reads, “There is Something Wrong.” The number 3 is in the top right corner of the card.
The verso is a text advertisement for Acorn Stoves and Ranges. At the bottom is an advertisement for the seller, Hodge Brothers, located in Abilene, Kansas.