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trade card, d-----------!!!
  • United States
    Chicago Picture Card Co., printer
    active 1800s
  • trade card, d-----------!!!, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 109.5 x 75 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 5/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8065
Multimedia
Description

A man wearing a straw boater holds a smoking cigar above his head, preparing to throw it down. At the bottom is the expletive, “D-----------!!!” The number 4 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.