Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Ward's Tip-Top Bread Made And Wrapped Untouched By Human Hands

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The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of a cartoon man smoking a cigar and reading a letter while the secretary works at a typewriter. Both of the cartoons are wearing a yellow hat with a green band going around it. Below the illustration, there is a poem written in black lettering against a yellow background. At the bottom, the title "Ward's Tip-Top Bread Made and Wrapped Untouched By Human Hands" is listed in red and black lettering. The back of the trade card contains a promotion for Ward's Windsor Fruit Cake. Underneath, the company name is stated.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Tip-Top Bread and Cakes

Publisher: Ward Baking Co. (New York, N.Y.)


10.8 x 6.7 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Key term: Breads

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Ward's Tip-Top Bread Made And Wrapped Untouched By Human Hands. 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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