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trade card, Suisse
  • United States
    E. P. & L. Restein Pub., printer
    active 1864–1912
  • trade card, Suisse, 1881
  • untitled
  • Where object was made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 107 x 75 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8004.03
Description

A woman wearing the traditional clothes of Switzerland stands holding the Swiss flag and an image of a black and white stamp. A wooden clock is on the ground behind her. The stamp has a black “X” on it, with the word “Suisse” (Swiss) inside one of the x’s bars.