Singer Advertising Card - Anconian Woman with Baby | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society

Postcard

Singer Advertising Card - Anconian Woman with Baby

Singer Advertising Card - Anconian Woman with Baby | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" costume from Ancona with a baby, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a souvenir at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.
DESCRIPTION
Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" costume from Ancona with a baby, posing next to a Singer sewing machine. Part of a "Costumes of All Nations," set created as a souvenir at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:57562
Creation Date: 1892
Creator Name:J. Ollmann Lith Co.
City:
County:
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Collection Name:Singer Manufacturing Company : Singer Manufacturing Company records, 1850-circa 1975
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 2359
Original Dimensions:3.125 x 5.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Text on back reads, "ANCONA, This is a city of Italy, situated on the Adriatic, 185 miles N.E. of Rome. It is the capital if the Province of Ancona, possesses the only good port on that side of the Adriatic, between Venice and Manfredonia, and is an entrépot for European goods for the Levant. Ancona was founded by a Doric Colony about 400 B.C. It has very many interesting buildings and relics of antiquity, among which is the Triumphal Arch of Trajan, of Parian Marble. Our picture, from a photo taken on the spot, represents an Ancona home scene, in which our Singer Machine plays its part, as it does in thousands of other Ancona homes."
SUBJECTS
Costume
Dresses
Sewing
Advertising
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Europeans
Infants
Women
Sewing Machines
Clothing and dress

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