Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Woolson Spice Company's Easter Greeting [1895 c.a.]

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The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of three red blocks behind three beautiful doll heads. Below the three heads, there is a dove with an Easter lily in its beak and a branch of pink flowers intertwined with the lily. There is a thin yellow and brown line outlining the illustration and the edges are light blue with Victorian motif. The back of the trade card is a promotion for Lion Coffee. It consists of various phrases including "Successful Combination" and "Lion is the king" written in green lettering. In the center, there is a lions head outlined by a white diamond. The company name and address is listed at the bottom.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Lion Coffee

Publisher: Woolson Spice Co., Manufacturers (Toledo, Ohio)

1895 (ca.)

17.5 x 13.3 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Key term: Coffees

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Woolson Spice Company's Easter Greeting [1895 c.a.]. 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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