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trade card, Portugal
  • United States
    E. P. & L. Restein Pub., printer
    active 1864–1912
  • trade card, Portugal, 1881
  • untitled
  • Where object was made: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 106 x 74 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/16 x 2 15/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8004.05

A woman wearing traditional Portuguese clothes and a wide-brimmed hat holds a flag. The banner appears to be entirely red, which is not an accurate representation of the country’s flag. A basket of fruit lies on the ground. The woman is holding a black and white image of a stamp. The stamp has a black “X” on it, with the word “Portugal” inside one of the x’s bars.