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trade card, G. A. Rockwell
  • United States
  • trade card, G. A. Rockwell, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 75 x 114 mm
    Object Height/Width: 2 15/16 x 4 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8097

Two children are on a sandy beach. A girl wearing a white hat has had her dress pinched by a crab’s claws and tries to run away from it. A boy draws a wooden sword to fight the crab.
The verso is a text advertisement for G. A. Rockwell, a dealer in dry goods from Abilene, Kansas.