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trade card, "How earnestly precious"
  • United States
  • trade card, "How earnestly precious", late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 104 x 61 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8131

A woman wearing a purple dress poses with her hands folded at her hips. A quote at the top reads: “How earnestly precious.” Five sunflowers grow at varying heights from the bottom of the card. A blank square space which could be used for advertising is on the lower half of the card.