Children's Dolls With Stories: Tom Thumb
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)
11.4 x 8.9 cm
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 http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=7131