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Now see this burly bison [opening line of text]. [Advertising card.]

view Now see this burly bison [opening line of text]. [Advertising card.] digital asset number 1
Advertiser:
Bell, R.W., Manufacturing Co
Allis, A.T. (Hornellsville, N.Y.)
Physical description:
1 item, col
Type:
Advertising cards
Date:
1880
1890
19th century
Summary:
Text: "Now see this burly bison. / Who'd break the strongest rope. / He quiet as a lamb remains / When rubbed with Buffalo Soap. / Try it." Illustration of two young boys washing a sleeping buffalo (bison), while a girl bends over a box of soap and an American Indian boy seems to be riding a hobby horse. Illustration printing credit to "The Courier Lith. Co., Buffalo, N.Y." Reverse is text ad for A. T. Allis, Hornellsville, N.Y., dealer of pianos, organs, and sewing machines.
Topic:
Organ (Musical instrument)
Piano
Sewing machines
Children
Bison
Indians of North America
Play
Soap
Buffalo
Local number:
Ivorydata4 890
0300600045 (AC Scan No., includes both front and verso of card)
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Soap series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana 1838-1953
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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