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trade card, The “Big Four” Peerless Papillon Remedies
  • United States
  • trade card, The “Big Four” Peerless Papillon Remedies, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 114 x 73 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/2 x 2 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8088

A person wearing striped pants straddles tree branches. The image is contained within a circle, though some branches, one of the person’s legs, and a flower lie outside the circle. The verso is a text advertisement for the “Big Four” Peerless Papillon Remedies. This product may be used for: “skin cure, catarrh cure, cough cure, blood cure.” It is sold by Hawk & Gleissner of Abilene, Kansas.