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Trade card, U.S. Clothes Pins, U.S. Clothes Pin Co., Montpelier, Vermont

EP003.001.007 (RS276655)

Description

The clothes pins were patented June 28, 1887. In the illustration the man asks the boy "I say my boy how do they bite this morning?" The boy responds "With their teeth sir."

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Details

Collection Name
Trade card albums collection
Collection Code
EP003
Physical Description
1 trade card : illustrations (some color) ; 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
Anonymous donor 2001.
GUSN
318973
Reference Code
EP003.001.007

Record details

Originator
U.S. Clothes Pin Co.
Descriptive Terms
advertising
boys
business (commercial function)
children (people by age group)
fishing
pins (fasteners)
Material Type
trade cards (advertising)
Subjects
Laundry
Places
Montpelier (Washington county, Vermont)

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