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Trade card for The Singer Manufacturing Co., New York, New York, undated

EP001.01.102.03.03.003 (RS160113)

Description

Customers are warned against imitators on the card verso. The Relief Committee offered different brands of sewing machines to needy women after the Chicago Fire and the majority chose Singer Machines. The image caption reads "As ye sew so shall ye rip."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches
Dimensions
4 1/2x 2 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
GUSN
267645
Reference Code
EP001.01.102.03.03.003

Record details

Originator
Singer Manufacturing Company (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
sewing (process)
sewing machines (equipment)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871
Places
New York City (New York state)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

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