(6 x 4 In) This is an original antique Woolson Spice Co. trade card from 1894. It shows two Victorian children asleep on a pile of leaves in the forest, "THE BABES IN THE WOODS - See Story On Other Side".
"Babes in the Wood. - Two poor little Babes are driven from home by a cruel stepmother. They wander through the woods eating berries and nuts, until over-powered by fatigue they fall asleep, and the birds taking compassion on them, cover them with leaves."
"FINE PICTURE FREE! Besides the Beautiful Picture Card in every package of LION COFFEE, we also give away many fine pictures, books, games, etc., mailed free in exchange for large Lion Heads cut from LION COFFEE wrappers. If you haven't out latest Illustrated Premium List, ask your grocer for a copy, or send 1 cent stamp for return postage to: WOOLSON SPICE CO., Huron and Jackson Sts., Toledo, O."
The card is in GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips, a few small creases, chips missing from right edge.
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