Trade Card for C.I. Hood & Co. with Hood's Photos of the World, "Ruins of Temple Koon Ambos, Egypt," 1890-1910

Summary

In the late 19th century, trade cards were a major means of advertising goods and services. Patent medicine producer, C.I. Hood & Co., had its own advertising department, creating cookbooks, calendars, and, most abundantly, trade cards. The trade card series, "Hood's Photos of the World," became popular among consumers, as it offered views of far-away places, providing a window to the broader world.

In the late 19th century, trade cards were a major means of advertising goods and services. Patent medicine producer, C.I. Hood & Co., had its own advertising department, creating cookbooks, calendars, and, most abundantly, trade cards. The trade card series, "Hood's Photos of the World," became popular among consumers, as it offered views of far-away places, providing a window to the broader world.

Artifact

Trade card

Date Made

1890-1910

Subject Date

1890-1910

Collection Title

Trade Card Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

33.149.66

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Photomechanical processes
Printing (Process)

Color

Sepia (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 4.25 in

Width: 6.25 in

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