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trade card, not dead but weary
  • United States
    A. B. Seeley, printer
    active 1800s
  • trade card, not dead but weary, 1881
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 105 x 71 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/8 x 2 13/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8098

A striped cat lies with its eyes closed and tongue sticking out. Two cats walk by in the background behind a wooden barrel. At the top of the card are a number 5 and the words, “Not Dead but Weary.” There is a text advertisement at the bottom: “J. G. Northcraft, Druggist and Pharmacist, Abilene, Kansas.”