Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Gordon & Dilworth

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The front of the trade card features fifteen drawn color illustrations of products from Gordon & Dilworth. Some of the items include Preserved Quinces, Salad Dressing, Asparagus, Queen Olives, Brandy Peaches, and Mince Meat. At the top, "Gordon & Dilworth Manufacturing Purveyors Established 1847" is written in red and blue lettering. The back of the trade card contains the Gordon & Dilworth blue, red, and gold trademark in the center. Below, there is a blue outlined circle stating different products offered by the company. On each side of the circle, there are items also listed in blue lettering. At the bottom, the sentence "For sale by the leading grocers on the American Continent" is stated in blue lettering. Both sides say SEE OTHER SIDE at the bottom.

Donor: Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Endowment Fund

Printer: J. Ottmann Lith. Co. (New York, N.Y.)

Brand Name: Gordon and Dilworth

Publisher: Gordon and Dilworth


13.3 x 8.3 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Gordon & Dilworth. 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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