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Burnett’s Floral Hand-book (1877)

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Burnett's Floral Hand-book (1877)

Adopted by

Ann Burnett Cassidy

in memory of

Jean Burnett Cassidy

This advertising booklet includes a calendar and guide to the language of flowers. It promotes various flavoring extracts, toiletries, and pharmaceutical preparations by Boston chemists, Joseph Burnett & Co. The colorful wrapper depicts a classically-inspired scene of graceful women.