Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Colburn's Philadelphia Mustard


The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of a man dressed in a red, white, and green outfit and carrying a large ham on a platter. In the center, there is a yellow can of mustard. The title "Colburn's Philadelphia Mustard" is written in red, white, and yellow lettering against a maroon background and blue background. The back of the trade card begins at the top with the brand Colburn's Philadelphia Mustard written in black lettering followed by four key facts about the product. Below, there are six press opinions of Colburn's Philadelphia Mustard listed. At the bottom, there is a paragraph containing detailed directions on "How to Mix Mustard."

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Colburn's Philadelphia Mustard

Publisher: Colburn's & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)

1930 (ca.)

8.9 x 14.9 cm

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Language: English

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Citation: Colburn's Philadelphia Mustard. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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