Large 1880s Williams' New England patent medicine Victorian advertising trade card features wonderful image of two Victorian children playing together on a swing by a pond. Advertising copy on both sides for products of Williams & Carleton, Wholesale Druggists in business since 1825 in Hartford, CT, including Williams' Choice Flavoring Extracts and Williams' New England Cough Remedy.
Lovely chromolithographed image in pastel colors of children swinging by a pond, framed with patterned wallpaper, with a tree branch, a flying bird, and a Victorian fan in the lower right corner.
Large trade card measures 6" high x 4-1/2" wide.
PHOTO NOTE: Small defects are exaggerated by the scanning process, and many are barely noticeable when viewed in person. The photos also distort the clarity of the images and sometimes the intensity of the colors. The muted "grainy" look is a distortion. The colors are often more vivid and the clarity greater when viewed in person.
CONDITION NOTE: LOOK CAREFULLY AT THE ATTACHED PHOTO. Condition is accurately shown. This trade card is in excellent condition. The image on the front are very clean. There is a small repaired tear in the upper right edge, but no creases. Corners only slightly rounded, if at all. The back is very clean with no glue residue, but moderately brown age discoloration, heavier along the edges. The advertising copy is all complete, sharp and readable. ALL DEFECTS ARE VISIBLE IN THE PHOTOS.
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