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Trade card for celluloid collars and cuffs featuring a boy smoking a pipe

EP001.01.023.01.01.002 (RS18607)

Description

A trade card for celluloid collars, cuffs, and shirt bosoms. A Chinese American boy, who is dressed in an overoat and sash, wears a cuff formed into a hat with a cufflink on his head, cuffs on his sleeves, and a collar. He holds a walking stick and smokes a clay pipe.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Date Notes
1880s-1890s
Physical Description
1 trade card
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000402
AccessID: 602
Other identifier: HNEDID-000402
GUSN
195269
Reference Code
EP001.01.023.01.01.002

Record details

Originator
Donaldson Brothers (Firm) (printer)
Descriptive Terms
celluloid (cellulosic)
collars (neckwear)
cuffs (costume components)
dickeys
overcoats (outerwear)
pipes (smoking equipment)
walking sticks
Material Type
advertisements
chromolithographs
printed ephemera
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Chinese Americans
queues (hair)
smoking
Places
China
New York City (New York state)
Location Note
Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Clothing (Greg Smart)

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