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Murray & Lanman Florida Water Victorian Trade Cards


Try to complete my set of these cards. Let me know if you have any to sell that I don't have yet, including these.

See the labeled bottles that go with these cards.

  1. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / 8 page booklet Front Click to view photo More Click to view photo
    TBD

  2. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Monkey with Bottle Click to view photo
    Colorful Florida Water Trade Card shows a monkey holding a bottle of Florida Water while sitting in a Jewelry chest. The trade card measures 4 7/8 X 3 1/8. Back partially reads "Murray & Lanman's Florida Water, the most popular perfume in the world." Card is in near mint condition.

  3. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Parrot with Bottle Click to view photo
    Colorful Florida Water Trade Card shows a green parrot perched on the side of a bottle trying to get it open. Vivid colors. Fountain in background. The card is in excellent condition, with no creases etc., and only some glue residue on the back. The back is intact with full advertising.

  4. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Cockatiel with Bottle Click to view photo
    Colorful Florida Water Trade Card shows a white cockatiel perched atop a labeled bottle. Card in very good condition with a crease in the upper left and lower right corners.

  5. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Hummingbirds with Bottle Click to view photo
    Colorful Florida Water Trade Card shows a pair of hummingbirds flying above a labeled bottle. Card in very good condition with a crease in the lower left corner and some minor edge wear.

  6. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Young Lady Smelling Rose with Bottle Click to view photo
    Colorful card shows fancily dressed Victorian young lady who is smelling a red rose. Labeled bottle is also shown. Measures 3" x 5". Back has advertising text. Very good condition with a top right corner crease.

  7. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Young Lady Smelling Rose with Bottle Click to view photo
    Same card as above but very fine condition.

  8. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Lady holding Bottle up to Fountain Click to view photo
    Colorful card shows lady holding bottle up to catch water from a flowing fountain. Back has advertising text. Very good condition.

  9. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Pixie chasing bug in flowers No PIC Yet
    Colorful card shows a winged pixie chasing a lady bug through flowers. Back has advertising text. Very good condition with 2 bent corners and back has a few smudges.

  10. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Woman with long brown hair by fountain Click to view photo
    Murray & Lanman's Celebrated Florida Water, "the richest, most lasting, yet most delicate of all perfumes for use on the handkerchief, at the toilet and in the bath, delightful and healthful in the sick-room, relieves weakness, fatigue, prostration, nervousness and headache." Size: 3" x 4.25". Very good condition and clean with one very light corner crease.

  11. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Cherubs with Bottle Click to view photo
    One cherub rides on a bottle while four others pull it along. Size 3" x 4.5" and appears to have been removed from an album since there is excess paper on back from the album (could be soaked off?). There is one tiny dark line in top left corner, rounded edges and light soiling. Otherwise, very fine condition. SOLD.

  12. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Cherubs with Bottle
    Same as card above. Near mint condition. SOLD.

  13. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Lady in Red Dress Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady in red dress and white blowse carrying a jug of water on her shoulder; water from fountain in the background. Excellent condition on front, several glue stains on back.

  14. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Lady in Pink Dress Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady in pink dress picking white roses. Back has advertising text. Very fine condition. SOLD.

  15. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Mystery booklet No PIC Yet
    Small booklet (size 3 1/4 x 5 3/4") with color front entitled "MYSTERY" and showing beautify lady in wizard cap holding up playing cards. Inside cover shows labeled bottle and how to identify a genuine bottle with see-thru water mark. Contents have sections on "Omens - Good and Bad, Meaning of Names, What some dreams mean, Fortune Telling with Dice, Handkerchief Flirtation, zodiac definitions, When Shall I Marry?, and finally advertising for Oriental Tonic for the Hair. Back cover has color picture of water fountain and a rainbow of colors entitled "signification of colors" (e.g. hope is green, purity is white, truth is blue, ...). Copyright 1905. Excellent condition with light edge wear - pages are perfect - missing one of the staples that binds book together.

  16. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Partial Nude Lady by Waterfall Click to view photo
    Color front shows partially topless lady in white gown with flowing hair and surrounded by flowers. She is in front of a waterfall. Front in excellent condition except for some small spots of color loss. Advertising on back has a few small spots of paper loss from being glued in an album. Copyrighted 1883.

  17. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Partial Nude Lady by Waterfall
    Duplicate of card above. Fine condition except a small spot of paper loss in bottom left corner. For Sale $10.

  18. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Partial Nude Lady by Waterfall Click to view photo
    Duplicate of card above. Very good condition.

  19. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Birds and Baby above Fountain Click to view photo
    Color front shows two birds and a baby above a water fountain. Back has advertising text. Copyright 1883. Very fine condition. SOLD.

  20. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Fountain of Youth Click to view photo
    Color front shows rainbow labeled "Fountain of Youth" in front of a waterfall. Left side shows old man going in and right side shows young man coming out. Back has advertising text, which partly reads
    This exquisite article is the most elegant, invigorating, delightful, and refreshing perfume in the world. It is also a most wonderful deodorizer in the sick chamber, and badly ventilated apartments, and when sprinkled on the carpet and clothing will cause the atmosphere to become healthful and invigorating
    Front is mint, back is perfect except for 4 tiny glue spots.

  21. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Bottle by Fountain Click to view photo
    Color front shows bottle leaning in front of a bouquet of roses in the foreground, with trademark water fountain in background. Back has advertising text. Very good condition with just some glue reside and album paper on back. Colors a bit faded on front. SOLD.

  22. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Nude child by waterfall Click to view photo
    Color front shows nude child by waterfall. Advertising text on back. Copyright 1883. Great condition except for rounded corners.

  23. Murray and Lanman Florida Water / Woman picking roses by fountain Click to view photo
    Color front shows woman picking roses by a fountain. Excellent condition with no creases, but has small paper pull on back and the borders have been trimmed.

  24. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Girl with bottle in basket Click to view photo
    Color front shows brunette girl by fountain - she is holding a basket of flowers with bottle of product resting on top of the flowers. Back has advertising text with large picture of bottle. Excellent condition with slight glue stain on back - but back easily readable. Image on front is perfect.

  25. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Lady in red picking red roses Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady in red dress picking red roses. Bottom right corner shows seal for 1888 Expo. Back has advertising text. Has dealer stamp for "W.J. Jones, Druggist" that appears faintly on right side of front image. Very fine condition. Never been glued.

  26. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Blue winged angel with 2 cherubs Full View Click to view photo Bottle Closeup Click to view photo
    Color front shows winged angel in lavendar dress with blue wings, along with two winged cherubs one of which is pouring a bottle of product into suspended container held by the angel. Has dealer stamp for "W.J. Jones, Druggist" that appears faintly on right side of front image. Back has advertising text. Excellent condition with just a slight crease in top left corner. Never been glued. SOLD.

  27. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Blue winged angel with 2 cherubs
    Same card as above in excellent condition with a crease in bottom right corner. Never been glued.

  28. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / 1892 Magazine ad Click to view photo
    B&W full page ad from a 1892 magazine. Caption reads "For the toilet, an indispensible requisite for all persons of taste, in the country, at the seaside, afloat, in the bath, in the boudoir. A pungent and refreshing Perfume, recherche in character and of general application for toilet use." Perfect condition.

  29. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Golden haired woman with fan Click to view photo
    Color front shows picture of beautifully dressed in lady with long flowing blonde hair. She is fanning herself. She is a room with the curtain pulled back so you can see the water fountain outside. Copyright 1883. Very Good Condition with several glue spots on back and slight tear.

  30. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Golden haired woman with fan Click to view photo
    Same card as above in excellent condition.

  31. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Lady Mirror Fancy Room Click to view photo
    Color front shows fancy dressed lady admiring herself in hand mirror while in a fancy room - great colors!. Back has picture of bottle and advertising text. Fine condition with just a corner crease but otherwise perfect. SOLD.

  32. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Pampered Lady Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady in yellow dress reclining while a servant brushes her hair. Bottle on table is not identifiable (not a Murray & Lanman Florida Water botte, but maybe their hair product?). Copyright 1894. Back of card pictures a bottle and shows no glue residue but is yellowed with age. About perfect except for rounded corners.

  33. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Lady on bench smelling rose Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady in red dress, sitting on bench, smelling a rose with a water fountain in the background. Front would be good but has an ink spot visable in the picture on her right leg, the reverse has scrap book glue damage.

  34. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / Lady on bench smelling rose Click to view photo
    Color front shows lady in red dress, sitting on bench, smelling a rose with a water fountain in the background.

  35. Murray & Lanman Florida Water / 2 Mid East women Click to view photo
    Color front shows two women possiably from Mid East and colorful flowers. On reverse - Lanman & Kemp, New York. This is a harder than usual card to find but is beat as can be seen in picture, two tears and staple holes. Back of card has glue damage in one spot, most is readable. One bent corner, over all very nice.


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