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

Date

1888

GUSN

GUSN-319215

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
agriculture
soap (organic material)
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; color illustration ; 5 x 3 inches

Collection Code

EP003

Collection Name

Trade card albums collection

Reference Code

EP003.005.003

Image Dimensions

5 x 3 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous donor 2001.

Places

Buffalo (Erie county, New York state)
Ashburnham (Worcester county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Hoffeld & Co. (Publisher)
Richmond & Co. (Printer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Potatoes
Cabbage
Birds
Irish Americans

Description Level

Item