EPHEMERA AMERICANA WHIMSICAL ART: 1800's FRAMED ANTIQUE VICTORIAN ADVERTISING TRADE CARD: MILK-MAID BRAND DRUMMER BOY (DFPO1V) HAND PAINTED VINTAGE FRAME BABY ROOM DESIGNER COLLECTOR COLLECTIBLE WALL DÉCOR
GREAT CONDITION, OVER 100 YEARS OLD, FRAMED AND MATTED 1880s RARE AUTHENTIC ORIGINAL ANTIQUE VICTORIAN AD EPHEMERA TRADE CARD: MILK-MAID BRAND ADORABLE BABY WITH A DRUM AND AN ATTITUDE!
This antique Victorian Era authentic highly collectible Trade Card has been professionally matted with acid free mat and framed in a vintage hand painted frame, by artist, with glass. Finished in frame size is 7" x 5.75".
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Anglo-Swiss condensed Milk Company
Established in 1866.
Working capital 7 millions of Francs
Vallet, Minot & Co
5, rue Beranger, Paris.
The Anglo-Swiss company, located in Cham, Switzerland, had 6 factories in operation.
The card was printed in Paris.
The caption (in French) reads:
“UNE MAUVAISE CHARGE”
This Victorian Trade Card was distributed to loyal customers, providing attractive and lasting advertising. Trade cards were often collected by both adults and children.
This Trade Card explains that Milk-Maid Brand of condensed milk is “becoming favorably known in America.”
The back of the card advertises the company which sold this product at the end of the 19th century. These cards are getting harder and harder to find today.
These cards mark the first time in American history affordable color printing was possible
This card is in very good condition for its age
It is an original!
Makes a great gift for collectors of rare 1800's memorabilia.
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