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trade card, two birds in a basket
  • United States
  • trade card, two birds in a basket, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 143 x 193 mm
    Object Height/Width: 5 5/8 x 7 5/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8121

Two white birds, possibly doves, sit in a basket filled with flowers. In the bottom left corner of the card is the number 395.
The verso is a text advertisement for Magic Yeast Cakes manufactured by E. W. Gillett in Chicago, Illinois.