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trade card, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil
  • United States
    Cosack & Company, printer
  • trade card, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 111.5 x 74.5 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/8 x 2 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8066

A woman wearing a blue dress and hat looks to her side. Text across her chest reads, “Dr. Thomas’ Eclectric Oil.”
The verso is a text advertisement for the product in which it claims to be able to cure a variety of sicknesses. The headline says, “ A Wonderful Article.” A stamp at the bottom advertises for the seller, “Jno [sic, John] M Gleissner & Co., Druggists, Abilene, Kan.”