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TitleSwift & Company
DescriptionAdvertising card for Swift & Company showing a classically dressed woman in sandals, a diaphanous gown, and a fur cape. She has long blonde hair and is holding holly above her head. Edges of card are embossed. Card has some damage. Back of card says: "Wool Soap for Toilet and Bath. There are many people who suppose that, because of its name, Wool Soap is intended for washing woolens only. This is a misconception which Swift & Company are especially desirous of rectifying. Wool Soap is pre-eminently a toilet and bath soap .."." We are large producers of prime tallow, and none but our most carefully selected stock enters into the manufacture of Wool Soap .."." Swift & Company Packing Plants at Chicago, Kansas City, Omaha, St. Louis, St. Joseph, St. Paul. Over Two Hundred and Fifty Branch Houses in the United States." Bottom of card says: "American Lithographic Co., N.Y.." No street address is given.
ProductWool Soap
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Cosmetics & soap
Women
Holly
Local Subject(s)Swift and Company
PrinterAmerican Lithographic Co.
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions15 x 34 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
LocationSC3, Box 7, Oversize
BarcodeFront: 10018465; Back: 10018466
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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AcknowledgementThis project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.