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trade card, child riding a bird
  • United States
  • trade card, child riding a bird, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph, embossing
  • Object Height/Width: 153 x 109 mm
    Object Height/Width: 6 x 4 5/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8118

A child wearing a pink tunic with a yellow sash holds a bouquet of blue flowers and rides a bird, possibly a pigeon.
The verso is a text advertisement for Magic Yeast with a trademark symbol. The product is manufactured by E. W. Gillett in Chicago, Illinois.