Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

What Are These Babies After?


The front of the die-cut trading card features a color drawing of four babies facing away and looking over a wall, with text that reads What Are These Babies Looking At. The colors of the gowns the babies are wearing are white, yellow, blue and green. The back of the card features three of the babies with nipples in their mouths and drinking a milky liquid. They are looking down at a cat that has the nipple of the fourth baby's bottle. That baby is crying. A drawing of a red box of lactated foods is in the lower left corner. Text reads Lactated Foods It Makes Them Healthy, Happy, Hearty! That's Why They Love It. Pamphlet Free Wells Richardson & Co., Burlington, Vt. 150 Meals For $100.

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Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Brand Name: Lactated Foods

Publisher: Wells, Richardson and Co. (Burlington, Vt.)

1885 (ca.)

9.8 x 15.2 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: What Are These Babies After?. 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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