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Costumes of all nations, Spain, Barcelona, The Singer Manufacturing Co., New York, New York, 1892

Description

The item is one of a card set created as a souvenir package for the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, in Chicago, Illinois. "These cards are lithographed reproductions of photographs taken on the spot in the various countries and provinces and colored there to correctly represent the native costumes. They are national costume studies, reliable and perfect in every detail." The cultural information on the card verso includes the Singer presence in the country. A man observes a woman using the Singer Sewing Machine in Barcelona, Spain.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1892
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches
Dimensions
5 1/4x 3 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
267546
Reference Code
EP001.01.102.03.02.064

Record details

Originator
Singer Manufacturing Company (Author)
Other Organizations
World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
costume (mode of fashion)
ethnic groups
sewing (process)
sewing machines (equipment)
souvenirs
world's fairs
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Places
New York City (New York state)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)
Barcelona (Barcelona province, Catalonia, Spain)

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