Trade card for celluloid collars and cuffs featuring a boy smoking a pipe

Description

A trade card for celluloid collars, cuffs, and shirt bosoms. A Chinese American boy, who is dressed in an overoat and sash, wears a cuff formed into a hat with a cufflink on his head, cuffs on his sleeves, and a collar. He holds a walking stick and smokes a clay pipe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

celluloid (cellulosic)
overcoats (outerwear)
collars (neckwear)
dickeys
cuffs (costume components)
walking sticks
pipes (smoking equipment)
trade cards (advertising)
chromolithographs
advertisements
printed ephemera

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000402
AccessID 602
Other identifier HNEDID-000402

Physical Description

1 trade card

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.023.01.01.002

Date Notes

1880s-1890s

Places

China
New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Originator

Donaldson Brothers (Firm) (printer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)
chromolithographs
advertisements
printed ephemera

Subjects

Chinese Americans
queues (hair)
smoking

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera: Trade Cards and Advertisements: Clothing (Greg Smart)