Advertising card for H. W. Evans showing a little girl holding up a cat and a doll, both dripping with red dye after being dipped. Her mother in the background looks mortified. The card advertises Diamond Dyes, manufactured by Wells, Richardson & Co. and sold by H. W. Evans. Front of card says: "It's easy to dye with Diamond Dyes." Lower left corner says: "Forbes Co. Boston." Back of card says: "Diamond Dyes, Simplest, Strongest, Fastest. They have no equal! Three new colors. Fast Stocking Black, Turkey Red for Cotton. Brown for Cotton...Sample cards and full directions for dyeing all kinds of goods, coloring photographs, &c., and making inks, wood stains, bluing, &c., &c., sent free by the proprietors. Wells, Richardson & Co., Burlington, Vt. For Gilding or Bronzing Fancy Articles use Diamond Paints, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Copper. Only 10 Cts." Address given on back of card: 908 Main Street, Kansas City, Mo.."
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