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Souvenir Card

Description

Souvenir of 1893 Columbian Exhibition. One pack of cards depictin costumes of the world. "These cards are lithographed reproductions of photographs taken on the spot in various countries and provinces and colored there..." Box is a mottled off white/ green with text in red/maroon. Text as stated below is on front side and bottom. Back panel has arabesque motif. One the back of cards is a description of country and costume. Front of card shows native in full-costume using a Singer machine.

Details

Maker
Singer (Maker)
J. Ottman Lithographic Co. (Lithographer)
Date
1893
Inscriptions
"The Singer Manufacturing Co." (printed)
"The Singer Mfg. Co." (Script typeface)
"The Singer Manufg. Co" (Script)
"Souvenir / World's Columbian Exposition / 1893" (printed)
"Over Eleven Million Machines in Use" (printed)
"Costumes of All Nations" (printed)
"Copyright 1892 By The Singer Manufacturing Co."
"J. Ottman Lith. Co., New York"
Associated Building
Subject Columbian Exposition.
Material
chromolithography
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
arabesques
Card, Souvenir
Chromo Lithograph
chromolithography
Sewing
sewing (process)
souvenirs
Associated events
World's Columbian Exposition (1893)
People and organizations
The Singer Manufacturing Co.
Dimensions
5 3/4 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.520
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10765

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