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1962

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Trade Card, Advertisement for McLaughlin's Coffee from the Children's Scenes and Life Series

This is a Trade card. It was published by Cosack & Co. and made for (as the client) McLaughlin Coffee. It is dated ca. 1892 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Carol MacDonald. It is credited Gift of Carol MacDonald.

Its dimensions are

12.9 × 17.1 cm (5 1/16 × 6 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black, bottom left: THIS IS ONE OF A SET OF TWENTY CARDS / COPYRIGHT 1892; in black, bottom center: McLAUGHLIN'S XXXX COFFEE.; in black, bottom right: COSACK & CO. BUFFALO & CHICAGO.

Cite this object as

Trade Card, Advertisement for McLaughlin's Coffee from the Children's Scenes and Life Series; Published by Cosack & Co. ; USA; lithograph on paper; 12.9 × 17.1 cm (5 1/16 × 6 3/4 in.); Gift of Carol MacDonald; 1962-149-9-h

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