This category is similar to advertising pot lids as Pratt lids were made to be the covers for pots containing toothpaste, shaving cream, foodstuff, etc. The difference is that advertising pot lids were intended to be utiliarian advertisements of the contents of the pot with the intention that the lid would be tossed away when the contents were used up. The Pratt lid was beautifully designed as a collectible with the intention that it be saved and valued. Many Pratt lids are found in period Victorian frames as they were placed on the walls of many homes. The colorful Victorian prints of charming country scenes, pretty children and adorable animals are still popular today.