Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

The Attack

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The front of the trade card features a drawn colored illustration of a young boy wearing a smock and holding a knife and fork as he attempts to cut his meal on a Granite Iron Ware plate. On the table next to him, there is a pitcher, cup, and tea pot. In the top right hand corner, the title "The Attack" is written in black lettering. The brand, Granite Iron Ware, is stated at the bottom. The back of the trade card begins at the top with title and continues with a promotion written in blue lettering for Granite Iron Ware. Below, the venders information is listed in brown lettering.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Granite Iron Ware

Publisher: St. Louis Stamping Co. (New York; Chicago)

1880 (ca.)

7.6 x 10.8 cm

Trade Cards

Language: English

Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: The Attack. 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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