Trade card for the Universal Steam Laundry, corner Pearl and Congress Streets, Portland, Maine, 1892

Description

The inside of the card is a moveable image of a female bicyclist who has fallen off her bike and her legs fly up revealing her white undergarments.The lower right corner of the image reads "Patented by Albert Opert, November 15, 1892."

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
laundries (businesses)
washing (cleaning)
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.069.01.02.009

Image Dimensions

4 1/2 x 2 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Greg Smart, 2001.

Places

Portland (Cumberland county, Maine)

Record Details

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Laundry

Description Level

Item