Spratts patent "pure fibrine" poultry meal & poultry appliances / [Spratt's Patent]

  • Spratt's Patent Ltd.
[between 1880 and 1889?]
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About this work


Colour trade card advertising Spratt's Patent Poultry Meal. The front illustration shows a man in a brown suit and white, dome-shaped hat feeding an assortment of poultry from a yellow circular rimmed tray. A white duck is on blue water in the foreground and 2 pheasants are in an aviary with a corrugated roof in front of a brick wall, trees and blue sky in the background. A small birdhouse atop a pole is behind the man. The other side is text describing the product and also advertises Spratts' Granulated Prairie Meat "Crissel".


[London] : [Spratt's Patent], [between 1880 and 1889?]

Physical description

1 sheet : color illustrations ;11 x ; 8 cm


The first commercially produced dog biscuit was Spratt's Patent Meat Fibrine Dog Cakes, sold in London in 1860.



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