This is a small original 1897 black and white print ad for Cottolene shortening from the N. K. Fairbank Company. Their main competitor was Crisco from Procter & Gamble. Cottolene was made of beef tallow and cottonseed oil.
This 114+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Moderate wrinkling. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 4.5 x 3 inches; 11 x 8 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
Keywords specific to this image: Cooking, Baking, Cookbook Antique Advertising