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Briggs' patent transferring papers, patented for the United States of America, sole inventors and patenters, Briggs & Co., New York, New York

EP001.12.016.058 (RS246978)

Description

The book has transfer designs for embroidery projects. Text on the title page reads "A warm iron passed over the back of these papers transfers the pattern to any fabric." The item contains "Village scenes" by Kate Greenaway on pages 135-140. Text stamped on the endpapers reads "John D. Clapp, designer & emb. stamper, February 29, 1884, No. 1 Music Hall Place, Boston, Mass." There is a small design clipped from another publication.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1880s
Physical Description
1 book, 168 pages : illustrations ; 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches
Dimensions
8 3/4x 5 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Richard and Jane Nylander, 1992.
GUSN
314768
Reference Code
EP001.12.016.058

Record details

Originator
Briggs & Co. (Publisher)
Other People
Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
children (people by age group)
embroidering
needleworking (process)
transfer paper
Material Type
books
Subjects
Music Hall Place (Boston, Mass.)
Places
New York City (New York state)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Miscellaneous

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