Singer Advertising Card - Neapolitan Woman | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society

Postcard

Singer Advertising Card - Neapolitan Woman

Singer Advertising Card - Neapolitan Woman | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
Chromolithograph card of an Italian woman in "native" Neapolitan costume, 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" Neapolitan costume, 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:57563
Creation Date: 1892
Creator Name:J. Ollmann Lith Co.
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County:
State:
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, "NAPLES, The most thickly populated city of Italy and capital of the province of Naples, is located on the North side of the Bay of Naples, at the foot of Vesuvius, 118 miles South-East of Rome. It was founded by the Greeks some six centuries B. C. It is in the near vicinity of the old historic cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, and is famous for its beauty of situation, its bay, and its women. The picture represents a Neapolitan woman in the provincial dress using our Singer Machine in corset manufacture. Both the Family and Manufacturing Singers are used very extensively in Naples and throughout Italy."
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Costume
Dresses
Sewing
Advertising
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Europeans
Women
Sewing Machines

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