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Santa and Children on a Coffee Advertisement

Date: 1890
Description: Advertising greeting card which reads "Handsome Christmas Card in Every package of Lion Coffee, November 5 to Christmas Day." The card depicts Santa Claus...

New Year's Card

Date: 1888
Description: New Year's Day greeting card depicting a boy and girl ice skating. The card was compliments of the George Ziegler Co., and was part of an album of chromoli...

Milwaukee Wine Importer Ad

Description: Chromolithographed advertising poster of the Herman Toser Co., of Milwaukee, importers of wines and liquors. The poster depicts a young Italian woman in tr...

Christmas Pudding-Woolson Spice Co.

Date: 1890
Description: Chromolithographed card issued by the Woolson Spice Co. to present Christmas greetings to its customers. The card depicts children around a Christmas tree,...

Cigar Maker Ad

Description: Trade card of H. Rolfs Cigar Manufacturing Co. of Milwaukee advertising their Golden Horn cigars. The card depicts a cartoon-like drummer with the caption:...

New Year's Business Greeting

Description: Floral chromolithographed trade card from C.H. Holst, New Holstein, Wisconsin, that wished a Happy New Year to its customers. The card is part of a collec...

President & Mrs. Cleveland Trade Card

Date: 1886
Description: The marriage of bachelor President Grover Cleveland to Frances Folsom, his 21-year old ward, in 1886 captured the nation's romantic imagination, a sentimen...

A Happy New Year

Date: December 31 1912
Description: Holiday postcard with a an illustration of a branch of Poinsettia. In the upper right corner in red ink, "A Happy New Year." Chromolithograph.

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