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Trade card for Wheeler & Wilson New No. 9, Wheeler & Wilson Mfg. Co., Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1888

EP001.01.102.03.03.006 (RS160130)

Description

Wheeler & Wilson's New High-Arm Family Sewing Machine, the No. 9, is described on the card verso. The item is available from J.G. Washburn, dealer in pictures & frames, pianos & organs, in Bath, Maine. A young girl reads a book and her mother holds a parrot next to the sewing machine.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1888
Physical Description
1 trade card ; 4 1/2 x 3 inches
Dimensions
4 1/2x 3(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.
GUSN
267653
Reference Code
EP001.01.102.03.03.006

Record details

Originator
Wheeler & Wilson Manufacturing Company (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
frames (furnishings)
organs (aerophones)
pianos
reading
sewing (process)
sewing machines (equipment)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Places
Bridgeport (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Bath (Sagadahoc county, Maine)

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