Merry Christmas from the Butte Record, 1857 (5)

My final selections from the Christmas pictorial issue of the Oroville Daily Butte Record for 1857.

That last image of false teeth was usually employed in advertisements for dentists.

And as long as we are on the subject of roast turkey and Christmas dinner, how about this phoenix? The image was usually used in advertisements for fire insurance and fire-proof building supplies.

Like the editor of the Butte Record, I wish all my readers:

About nancyleek

Nancy is a retired librarian who lives in Chico, California. She is the author of John Bidwell: The Adventurous Life of a California Pioneer.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s