Souvenir Card

Collection Type

  • Relics and souvenirs

Date

1893

GUSN

GUSN-10765

Description

Souvenir of 1893 Columbian Exhibition. One pack of cards depictin costumes of the world. "These cards are lithographed reproductions of photographs taken on the spot in various countries and provinces and colored there..." Box is a mottled off white/ green with text in red/maroon. Text as stated below is on front side and bottom. Back panel has arabesque motif. One the back of cards is a description of country and costume. Front of card shows native in full-costume using a Singer machine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

souvenirs
chromolithography
arabesques
souvenirs
sewing (process)
Chromo Lithograph
Sewing
Card, Souvenir

Inscription

"The Singer Manufacturing Co." (printed)
"The Singer Mfg. Co." (Script typeface)
"The Singer Manufg. Co" (Script)
"Souvenir / World's Columbian Exposition / 1893" (printed)
"Over Eleven Million Machines in Use" (printed)
"Costumes of All Nations" (printed)
"Copyright 1892 By The Singer Manufacturing Co."
"J. Ottman Lith. Co., New York"

Associated Building

Subject Columbian Exposition,

People and Organizations

The Singer Manufacturing Co.

Associated Events

World's Columbian Exposition (1893)

Maker

Singer (Maker)
J. Ottman Lithographic Co. (Lithographer)

Dimensions

5 3/4 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.520