[An Oil Stove Stove Has Become A Necessity In Every Household]
The front of the trade card features two drawn colored illustrations. The illustration on the left hand side contains a woman in her under wear in front of a hot stove holding a fan in her left hand while wiping her forehead with hanky with her right hand. The illustration on the right hand side contains a fully dressed and comfortable mother cheerily lifting a little girl while another girl wants to be lifted too. The back of the trade card begins at the top with the title "An Oil Stove Has Become A Necessity In Every Household" and continues with a promotion for Florence Oil Stoves written in black lettering. Along the right hand side, there is a red stamp of the retailers name and address. At the bottom, the company name and address are listed.
Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker
Printer: Mayer, Merkel and Ottmann (New York, N.Y.)
Brand Name: Florence Oil Stoves
Publisher: Florence Machine Co. (Florence, Mass.)
8.3 x 12.7 cm
Copyright: This item is in the public domain.
Citation: [An Oil Stove Stove Has Become A Necessity In Every Household]. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at http://www.lib.msu.edu/exhibits/sliker/detail.jsp?id=8321