Trade card scrapbook, .
OM TR465.S393453 1883  p. : ill. ; 38 cm.
"Readers should be warned that some of the text and images from this collection are considered racially offensive by today's standards. The materials are presented in order to provide an accurate historical view of the advertising industry's depiction of culture during the late 19th century. "
Subject: Scrapbook filled with trade cards dated about 1880. and also includes calling cards, greeting cards and other small chromolithographed cards all pasted onto sheets of an album. Calling cards are amply represented and they portray an age of names that have all but faded from memory; Elmer, Minnie, Nellie, Electa A. Smith, Alma M. Berry, Sadie Mudgett! Each name can be found executed in variety of different florid hands. Other attractions include all sorts of Trade Cards and die cuts, 2 spectacular large Burdock Bros. cards in hot pink pastels, a smattering of African Americana, and many well rendered butterflies, flowers and birds.