Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Boston Crystal Gelatine

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The front of the trade card features a drawn color illustration of a little girl in a blue jumper and white sleeveless blouse handing a large serving of gelatine in front a little girl seated at the table. The title "Boston Crystal Gelatine" is written in brown lettering located above and below the illustration. The back of the trade card begins at the top with the phrase "If you wish the best try Boston Crystal Gelatine" and is followed by a promotion for the product written in brown lettering and a promotion for Boston Crystal Coffee Settler; save 365 eggs each year. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Printer: Guggenheimer, Weil & Co. Ltd. (Baltimore, Md.)

Brand Name: Crystal Gelatine

Publisher: Crystal Gelatine Co. (Boston, Mass.)

1920 (ca.)

11.4 x 7.6 cm

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Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Boston Crystal Gelatine. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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