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  • Item Category: Advertising
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 05, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
You are bidding on an ADVERTISING RECIPE BOOKLET produced by THE N. K. FAIRBANK COMPANY(1829-1903) featuring 8 RECIPES using COTTOLENE, a popular LARD over 100 years ago. Folded the pamphlet measures 4" by 2 7/8". Unfolded ( 7 panels) it is 20" wide. On the front 1 panel is the cover "COOKS OF ALL NATIONS" and a COTTOLENE statement, the other 6 panels feature colorful drawings of Cooks of all Nations. On the back side 3 panels have 8 RECIPES by well known cooks of the period. The other 4 feature advertising and endorsements. A charming memento of the time. In beautiful condition with the only weakness being the hinge between the 2nd and 3rd panel, it is secure but it appears something might have eaten a tiny bit of it ? This shows in photo 9, 11 & 12.
T is an interesting historical site about COTTOLENE at:
Nathaniel Kellogg "N.K." Fairbank (1829-1903) was a Chicago industrialist whose company, the N.K. Fairbank Co., manufactured soap as well as animal and baking products in conjunction with the great meat packing houses in northern Illinois. The company had factories in Chicago, St. Louis, Montreal and Louisiana and had international offices in the United Kingdom and Germany. Fairy Soap was purchased by Procter & Gamble and remains one of the best-known European
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