Pears' Soap / The Very Best. [On front of card: with profile portrait of actress Mary Anderson] [Point-of-purchase display.] 1885
Anderson, Mary Antoinette 1859-1940
Wilson, Erasmus, Sir 1809-1884
Beecher, Henry Ward 1813-1887
Langtry, Lilllie 1853-1929
1 item col., 24 x 17.5 cm
Biography available in Wikipedia article.
Portrait of woman in profile, with advertising text on verso, including testimonials from Henry Ward Beecher, Erasmus Wilson, Lillie Langtry, and others, showing signatures. This portrait depicts Mary Antoinette Anderson, a celebrated stage actress. The verso advertises "Pears' Soap / FOR TOILET AND NURSERY" and claims that it "Specially [sic] Prepared for the delicate skin of Ladies and Children..." Hanging device glued to verso.