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M-493 Oscar Wilde Trade Card

ABSTRACT: Oscar Wilde trade card, circa 1882.

SCOPE: This collection consists of a trade card entitled “Jumbo Aesthetic,” which features an illustration of Oscar Wilde and an elephant holding a sunflower. The back of the print features an advertisement for Clark’s O.N.T. Spool Cotton, and the front of the print includes the company’s trademark. The publisher is listed as Buck & Lindner; Lith. 65 Warren St. N.Y.

EXTENT: One folder.

ACCESS: This collection can be viewed on-site in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room.  Some of the material may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition and other access restrictions. Information on conducting research with the archival collections of the Library, including current building hours and reading room policies, can be found on our Research page. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building on the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ north campus.

PREFERRED CITATION: The preferred citation for this collection is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."