Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Crown Jewel. King Of Base Burners


The leaflet is a single sheet of paper with three folds. The front center panel has a black and white line drawing of a crown with the title below it. There is a centennial coin dated 1876 to the left of the title. D.D. Reid is stamped under the for sale by banner. The panel to the left has reasons why to purchase a Crown Jewel base burner. The panel to the right has a list of the different stoves/ovens available. The back panels have two lithographs merged; one is of a woman putting a pie into the oven and the other has five people gathered around a stove.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Calvert Lith Co. (Detroit, Mich.)

Brand Name: Detroit Stoves

Publisher: Detroit Stove Works (Detroit, Mich.)

1876 (ca.)

13.0 x 7.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Crown Jewel. King Of Base Burners. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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