Trade card for The Singer Manufacturing Co., New York, New York, undated

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

GUSN

GUSN-267645

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Description

Customers are warned against imitators on the card verso. The Relief Committee offered different brands of sewing machines to needy women after the Chicago Fire and the majority chose Singer Machines. The image caption reads "As ye sew so shall ye rip."

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
sewing (process)
sewing machines (equipment)
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 4 1/2 x 2 3/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.102.03.03.003

Image Dimensions

4 1/2 x 2 3/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.

Places

New York City (New York state)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Record Details

Originator

Singer Manufacturing Company (Manufacturer)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Subjects

Great Fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871

Description Level

Item