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Brook's Trademark
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1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Music
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Woman in red kimono, black sash in front right holding yellow fan that reads "Brook's". Three figures in back left, one man, two women, playing instruments.

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Oriental & Occidental Tea Company
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1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Tea
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three white girls sitting at small table in left foreground. Japanese woman in multi-colored kimono carrying tea set to table. Set in red, oriental building. Back of trade card has blue text expounding on O. & O. Tea.

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Berry Brothers, Ltd. (Detroit, Mich.)
Henry Seibert & Bro.
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1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Paints
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Uncle Sam in left handing out square cans of Hard Oil Finish to various nationalities. Possibly made for or distributed at the World's Fair in Chicago, 1893, although there is no evidence on the card itself.

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Berry Brothers, Ltd. (Detroit, Mich.)
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item
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1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Paints
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Uncle Sam at left giving John Bull some varnish. Other nationalities in background: Holland walking away at right with can of varnish. Back text lists four kinds of varnish for sale. Possibly made for or distributed at at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, although there is no evidence of this connection on the card.

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Creators:
Babbitt, B.T.
Bufford
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1 Item (col., 10 x 13.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising card for B.T. Babbitt's Best Soap and Soap Powder. Text on verso is captioned "Beautiful Tribute to Women." Image on front of children sledding in sleds built with Babbitt's soap powder boxes. Text is entitled "Beautiful Tribute to Women." Image of two children in balloon, dropping bars of soap over the side. The text is quoted from a s...

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Babbitt, B.T.
Stephens, Ann Sophia
Bufford
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1 Item (col., 13.5 x 10 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising card for B.T. Babbitt's Best Soap and Soap Powder. Caption at lower left in illustration. Text is entitled "Beautiful Tribute to Women." Image of two children in balloon, dropping bars of soap over the side. This text is quoted from a short story by Ann Sophia Stephens, "The Queen of a Week," published in "The Ladies' Companion," Jan. 1...

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Creators:
Bates, Charles F., & Co.
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1 Item (col., 12 x 7.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two-sided advertising card. Illustration of dog washing puppies and hanging them out to dry, with caption on wooden washtub: "Be Jabers the Children all scream wid delight / It's the ---igant Soap that makes them so white." "Housekeepers' Notice" text on verso.

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Creators:
Bell, R.W., Manufacturing Co.
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1 Item (col., 13 x 7.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

"R.W. BELL MANUFACTURING CO." on pictorial side of card. Humorous illustration of a bald, elderly man wearing magnifying eyepiece, repairing a pocket watch at a workbench, advertising "Buffalo Soap." The verso advertises Michaud Fils Frere's "French Villa Soap."

Front & verso of card shown.

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Creators:
Coats, J & P
Donaldson Brothers
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1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Thread
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Color image of woman in kimono, with a poem, possibly intended as an advertising jingle, at bottom. Text advertsing J & P Coats' Best Six Cord Thread and picture of a spindle of thread on verso.

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Creators:
Wemple & Kronheim
Funk & Lackey
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1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.PatentMedicines
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Trade card shaped as fan. Two Chinese men in tan/white and blue designed robes face each other, talking, holding hands. Background is yellow, red and blue. Back has red text advertising Althrop's Constitutional Tonic.