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Trade card for the Universal Steam Laundry, corner Pearl and Congress Streets, Portland, Maine, 1892

EP001.01.069.01.02.009 (RS138420)

Description

The inside of the card is a moveable image of a female bicyclist who has fallen off her bike and her legs fly up revealing her white undergarments.The lower right corner of the image reads "Patented by Albert Opert, November 15, 1892."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1892
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches
Dimensions
4 1/2x 2 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Greg Smart, 2001.
GUSN
256367
Reference Code
EP001.01.069.01.02.009

Record details

Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
laundries (businesses)
washing (cleaning)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Laundry
Places
Portland (Cumberland county, Maine)

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