Trade card for The Improved Union Carpet Sweeper, Union Carpet Sweeper Company, Providence, Rhode Island, ca.1877

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

ca.1877

GUSN

GUSN-243302

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Description

The image is the "Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe" surrounded by all her children. The carpet sweeper was patented August 14, 1877.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
carpets
nursery rhymes
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 2 3/4 x 4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.021.01.01.003

Image Dimensions

2 3/4 x 4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Sweepers (Cleaning equipment)
Sweeping and dusting

Description Level

Item