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Trade card for The Improved Union Carpet Sweeper, Union Carpet Sweeper Company, Providence, Rhode Island, ca.1877

EP001.01.021.01.01.003 (RS110518)

Description

The image is the "Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe" surrounded by all her children. The carpet sweeper was patented August 14, 1877.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
ca.1877
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 2 3/4 x 4 inches
Dimensions
2 3/4x 4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
243302
Reference Code
EP001.01.021.01.01.003

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
carpets
nursery rhymes
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Sweepers (Cleaning equipment)
Sweeping and dusting
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)

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