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Trade card, Poppy Oil Soap, manufactured by Hoffeld & Co., Buffalo, New York

EP003.005.003 (RS276809)

Description

Potato and cabbage birds fly over an elderly woman stirring a large kettle. The sign text reads "Gipsy Camp bill of fare boiled potatoes & cabbage." Text above the birds reads "Use Poppy Oil Soap." Text on the card verso urges customers to try Conquest Soap sold by M.P. Greenwood, dealer in general merchandise, Ashburnham, Massachusetts.

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Details

Collection Name
Trade card albums collection
Collection Code
EP003
Dates
1888
Physical Description
1 trade card ; color illustration ; 5 x 3 inches
Dimensions
5x 3(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Anonymous donor 2001.
GUSN
319215
Reference Code
EP003.005.003

Record details

Originator
Hoffeld & Co. (Publisher)
Richmond & Co. (Printer)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
agriculture
business (commercial function)
soap (organic material)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Birds
Cabbage
Irish Americans
Potatoes
Places
Buffalo (Erie county, New York state)
Ashburnham (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

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