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trade card, compliments of L. Geauque
  • United States
    George M. Hayes, printer
    active 1800s
  • trade card, compliments of L. Geauque, 1881
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 115 x 77.5 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/2 x 3 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8113

A cow or bull wearing clothes sits in an armchair and peers through a magnifying glass at a frog wearing a coat and holding a top hat. Text in the top left corner of the card reads: “Compliments of L. Geauque, Abilene, Kans.”
The verso is a text advertisement for Champion Store at the Geo. E. Parent stand on Cedar Street in Abilene, Kansas.