1898 Ad Eskay Albumenized Food Smallest Baby Child Life Formula Chambers LHJ6


This is a small original 1898 black and white print ad for Eskay's Albumenized Food. The ad writes, "A 1-lb baby was born March 10th in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. He is without a doubt the smallest human creature in the world today. Fully developed in every way, but as tiny as you can imagine. The islet of a corset is too large for his thumb."


This 113+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging in margins. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.5 x 14.5 inches; 6 x 37 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: Frank Chambers, Mother, Milk, Infant, Children, Smith Kline & French Company Antique Advertising