Robert E. Lee-Pear's Soap Advertising

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Genre: Lithograph
Date: ca. 1880-90s
Description: This large format ( 6 x 9 inch) advertising tradecard for Pear's Soap is illustrated with a portrait of Robert E. Lee, and has product testimonials by Mary Anderson, Adelina Patti, Mrs. Langtry, Sir Erasmus Wilson, and Henry Ward Beecher on the back.
Restoration Needs: Lithograph needs to be removed from acidic board, reassembled, and lined with Japanese tissue.

This colorful advertisement was adopted for conservation in 2010 by Ron & Sally Greve.

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