Before the invention of neon signs, tradesmen looking for a colorful way to expand their business turned to trade cards. Chosen from rare color lithographs, this collection features 212 dazzling and authentic examples. Brimming with Victorian charm, they promote everything from soap, cocoa, and corse... read more
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Before the invention of neon signs, tradesmen looking for a colorful way to expand their business turned to trade cards. Chosen from rare color lithographs, this collection features 212 dazzling and authentic examples. Brimming with Victorian charm, they promote everything from soap, cocoa, and corsets to bicycles and insurance.
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