Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Name Tells [Round Oak Stoves Trade Card- Girl On Rocking Horse]


The front of the card has a color drawing of a young girl (the girl on this card was P.D. Beckwith's only granddaughter, Mary Lee) in a yellow dress with her hands on her head, sitting on a rocking horse with a doll on the floor beside her. In the upper left corner is "The Name Tells." The back of the card has a promotion for "The Round Oak, Makes 'Em Hustle, 5 Sizes for Coal or Wood. . . . Beware of Imitations. The Genuine Bears the Name of P.D. Beckwith, Dowagiac, Mich." At the bottom, after "Sold by" is stamped "Wm. Deck, Raymond, Ill."

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Round Oak Stoves

Publisher: P.D. Beckwith (Dowagiac, Mich.)

1892 (ca.)

12.6 x 8.6 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Name Tells [Round Oak Stoves Trade Card- Girl On Rocking Horse]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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