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Description

A. G. Spaulding and Bros. swimming suit box. The top of the box (b) has a picture of two women and one man in the water. The man on the left wears a black tanksuit and is diving in the water. The woman in the middle wears a black tank suit, and her hair is black and cut into a bob. The woman on her right wears a similar suit in orange and an orange head dress. The background on the top of the box is red. Three sides of the box are red and one side is red and blue with inscription. The bottom of the box (a) is plain cardboard.

Details

Maker
Spaulding & Bros. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1925
Inscriptions
"A.G. Spaulding & Bros. / You'll look better, feel / better, swin better in a / Spaulding Swimming Suit/ (women) J.E.B's little suit."
"Spaulding / swimming suit/ (women)"
"A.G. Spaulding and Bros. / Trad / Spaulding / Mark / Est. A.D. 1876"
Location of origin
USA
Material
cardboard
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
cardboard
packaging
sports
Dimensions
15 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 50 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.12AB
Credit Line
Gift of Dorina Holt
GUSN
10953

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