Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Children's Dolls With Stories: Tom Thumb

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The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of a chef in a white apron and hat holding Tom Thumb in his hand. There is a bowl with a fish in it and a vase on the table in front of the chef. The back of the trade card begins at the top with the phrase "Children's Dolls with Stories" and continues with the story about Tom Thumb. At the bottom, the brand Lion Coffee is written in white lettering against a black background. Underneath, the quote "The cup that cheers, but does not inebriate."

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Lion Coffee

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

1900 (ca.)

11.4 x 8.9 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Key term: Coffees

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Children's Dolls With Stories: Tom Thumb. 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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