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trade card, Phelps, Dodge & Palmer Fine Sewed Shoes
  • United States
    Shober & Carqueville Lith. Co., printer
    active 1878–1884
  • trade card, Phelps, Dodge & Palmer Fine Sewed Shoes, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 77 x 116 mm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/16 x 4 9/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8099

A dog, probably a St. Bernard, stands on the edge of a cliff. It has a small barrel or cask around its neck. There are mountains in the background. Text advertises for the Phelps, Dodge & Palmer company of Chicago which sells ladies’ and children’s fine sewed shoes.
The verso advertises for the company with text and a trademark symbol. The products of this company are sold by J. B. Case, Abilene, Kansas.