Costumes of all nations, Norway,The Singer Manufacturing Co., New York, New York, 1892

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1892

GUSN

GUSN-267888

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Description

The item is one of a card set created as a souvenir package for the World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, in Chicago, Illinois. "These cards are lithographed reproductions of photographs taken on the spot in the various countries and provinces and colored there to correctly represent the native costumes. They are national costume studies, reliable and perfect in every detail." The cultural information on the card verso includes the Singer presence in the country. A woman in a white apron and green skirt stands next to the machine in the card image.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
sewing (process)
sewing machines (equipment)
costume (mode of fashion)
ethnic groups
souvenirs
world's fairs
trade cards (advertising)

Physical Description

1 trade card ; 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.102.03.04.008

Image Dimensions

5 1/4 x 3 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Purchased from Greg Smart, 2000.

Places

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

Record Details

Originator

Singer Manufacturing Company (Author)

Material Type

trade cards (advertising)

Other Organizations

World’s Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)

Description Level

Item