Trade card for American Caramel Co. "Navy Caramels"

tobacco card

EPHEMERA
Rau, William Herman
USA, PA, Philadelphia
after 1908
paper
overall: 1-1/2 x 2-3/4 in.

Trade card for American Caramel Co. "Navy Caramels"; color lithograph of battleship KANSAS (built 1905); printed lower right "PHOTO COPYRIGHTED BY W. H. RAU, PHILA." and upper right "U. S. BATTLESHIP KANSAS"; printed on back "NAVY CARAMELS./ THIS CARD IS ONE OF A SET OF/ TWENTY-ONE NAVAL PICTURES,/ CONSISTING OF THE PRINCIPAL/ BATTLESHIPS OF THE U.S. NAVY,/ ONE OF WHICH IS WRAPPED/ WITH EVERY NAVY CARAMEL.", followed by list of vessels, and at bottom "MANUFACTURED ONLY BY/ American Caramel Co./ PHILADELPHIA, PA." F. Calabretta notes: This is a trading card, issued after the true trade card era. SImilar to 2003.82.19.


2003.82.18

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