Title: Eclipse Starch Co.

Alternate Title: Mother Goose

Description: Advertising card for the Eclipse Starch Co. showing a witch riding a goose in front of the moon with children holding hands and dancing in a circle below. Front of card says: "Mother Goose. Trade Mark. Published by Eclipse Starch Co. Kansas City, USA." Back of card says: "To the Housewife: In presenting this edition of our 'Mother Goose' stories we desire to thank our little friends for the kindly interest they have taken in our booklets..."" Card is thin, like paper, and was clearly once the cover of a booklet. Address given on back of card: Kansas City, Mo. No street address is given.

Product: Eclipse Starch

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Starch industry; Witches; Geese; Children dancing; Moon; Nursery rhymes;

Local Subject(s): Eclipse Starch Co.;

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 11 x 17 cm.

Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216

Company Notes: Address found in 1901 City Directory: 1st Corner Main.

Location: SC3, Box 2, Laundry/Laundry Products

Barcode: Front: 10019589; Back: 10019590

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

Rights: Reproduction (printing, downloading, or copying) of images from Kansas City Public Library requires permission and payment for the following uses, whether digital or print: publication; reproduction of multiple copies; personal, non-educational purposes; and advertising or commercial purposes. Please order prints or digital files and pay use fees through this website. All images must be properly credited to: "Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri." Images and texts may be reproduced without prior permission only for purposes of temporary, private study, scholarship, or research. Those using these images and texts assume all responsibility for questions of copyright and privacy that may arise.

Acknowledgement: This 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.