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trade card, Phelps, Dodge & Palmer Fine Sewed Shoes
  • United States
    Gies and Co., printer
  • trade card, Phelps, Dodge & Palmer Fine Sewed Shoes, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Buffalo, New York, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 111 x 75.5 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/8 x 3 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8103

A child sits in a high chair. The toddler is writing on paper with a feather quill. Text advertises for a shoe company: “Phelps, Dodge & Palmer. Chicago. Children’s Fine Sewed Shoes. ‘Nothing but Solid Leather in Tips, Counters, Soles & Heels.’”
The verso advertises for the company with text and trademark symbols. The products of this company are sold by the Johntz Bros., Abilene, Kansas.