Trade card for celluloid collars and cuffs featuring a boy in a tuxedo, undated

Description

This trade card advertises celluloid collars, cuffs, and shirt bosoms. A boy, who is dressed in a tuxedo and wears a cuff formed into a hat with a cufflink on his head, demonstrates that the cuffs are waterproof by dunking one into a bowl of water set on a pedestal.

Details

Descriptive Terms

celluloid (cellulosic)
collars (neckwear)
cuffs (costume components)
tuxedoes
dickeys
trade cards (advertising)
chromolithographs
advertisements

Additional Identification Number

Digital ID 000401

Physical Description

1 trade card

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.023.01.01.001

Places

New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Originator

Donaldson Brothers (Firm) (Printer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
chromolithographs
advertisements

Description Level

Item

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


Smithsonian Institution catalog record.