The Lion And His Coffee [1899 c.a.]
The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of a lion holding an opened box of Lion Coffee with the beans spilling out of it. The brand, Lion Coffee, is written at the top in red lettering. The back of the trade card contains a vertical line of the words Lion Coffee all capitalized within each sentence and used in various phrases to describe the coffee. 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)
14.6 x 8.9 cm
Key term: Coffees
Copyright: This item is in the public domain.
Citation: The Lion And His Coffee [1899 c.a.]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=7125