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trade card, children pretend to be soldiers
  • United States
  • trade card, children pretend to be soldiers, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 94 x 62 mm
    Object Height/Width: 3 11/16 x 2 7/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8127

Three boys play and pretend to be soldiers. One paces in front of the other two. Two children hold swords and the third plays a bugle. A dog stands at attention on his hind legs in line with two of the boys.