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Photo, Print, Drawing Eating chocolate

[ b&w film copy neg. ]

About this Item


  • Eating chocolate


  • Advertisement showing a woman eating McCobb's Owl Brand chocolate creams; owls are prominently featured in the advertisement as the owl figurine depicted on the right was offered as a premium for buying the chocolates.

Created / Published

  • c1886.


  • -  Advertising--1880-1890
  • -  Chocolate industry--1880-1890
  • -  Women--1880-1890
  • -  Owls--1880-1890


  • Advertising cards--1880-1890.
  • Photographic prints--1880-1890.


  • Advertising cards--1880-1890
  • Photographic prints--1880-1890


  • -  Copyrighted by Henry McCobb, Nov. 1886.


  • 1 photographic print on cabinet card mount ; image 13 x 10 cm, on mount 17 x 11 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 10561 [P&P;]

Digital Id

  • cph 3b38859 //

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 95519986

Reproduction Number

  • LC-USZ62-92565 (b&w film copy neg.)

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Online Format

  • image

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  • Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication.
  • Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-92565 (b&w film copy neg.)
  • Call Number: LOT 10561 <item> [P&P]
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Eating Chocolate. , ca. 1886. Photograph.

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(ca. 1886) Eating Chocolate. , ca. 1886. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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