Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Glimpse Of A Perfect Home


The front of this trade card holder has a color drawing of a Victorian woman looking in an open window at a Round Oak stove. The back panel has a large color drawing of a Round Oak stove with "The Round Oak, Soft or Hard Coal, Coke or Wood" above. Below is Nos. 14-16-18-20-24. The inside has "See The Name On The Leg" across both panels. On the left is a promotion for the Round Oak stove with a text description of the stove and how it works on the right panel. It ends with "One million in use; what more can we say" followed by "Sold by Claflin Hdw. & Imp. Co., Claflin, Kan."

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Round Oak Stoves

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

1890 (ca.)

15.1 x 8.2 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Glimpse Of A Perfect Home. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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