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trade card, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil
  • United States
  • trade card, Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 108 x 71 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/4 x 2 13/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8067

This card depicts a child wearing a red hat. Text across his or her chest reads, “Dr. Thomas’ Eclectric Oil.”
The verso is a text advertisement for the product. The headline says, “Trial by Jury.” A stamp at the bottom advertises for the seller, “J. T. Curtiss, Druggist, Abilene, Kan.”