Package of Hairpins

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1851

GUSN

GUSN-103117

Description

Package of laminated steel hairpins wrapped in pink paper printed with the official seal of the Great Exhibition of 1851 and the company trademark for Kirby, Beard & Co.. One pin secures paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hair accessories
HAIRPIN

Inscription

"NONE OTHER ARE GENUINE / BUT THOSE BEARING THE FULL NAME OF / THE FIRM IN FULL, / KIRBY, BEARD & Co."
"KIRBY, BEARD & Co. / TRADEMARK / HAIR PINS / SUPERIOR / EXTRA FINISH / 4 / LONDON / AND / BIRMINGHAM" (Printed)

Additional Identification Number

2624

Maker

Kirby, Beard & Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

London and Birmingham, England

Dimensions

4 3/8 in x 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles A. and E. Sohier Welch

Accession Number

1939.651

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