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trade card, girl carrying baskets of flowers
  • United States
  • trade card, girl carrying baskets of flowers, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 191 x 141.5 mm
    Object Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 5 9/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8122

A girl carries baskets overflowing with flowers, one on each arm. The blossoms include daisies, poppies, and peonies. In the bottom left corner of the card is the number 394 and in the bottom right corner is the text “Prairie Flowers.” The verso is a text advertisement for the Palace Drug Store at North Broad St., Abilene, Kansas. It is owned by W. S. Pierce, successor to C. G. Hawk.