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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Donaldson Brothers (Five Points, New York)
Horne, E.C. (dealer)
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item
Size:
1 Item (4-1/2" x 3-1/8".; Ink on paper)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Men
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Caucasian salesman showing four Chinese men the new Celluloid cuffs. The Chinese men are shown with unattractive grimaces and exaggerated queues standing straight up. A box or pedestal in the right foreground is labeled, "The last / invention." The card scanned has the imprint, "For sale by / E.C. Horne, 10 Main Street." just under the image, with ...

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Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)
Dates:
1904
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper, 3-13/16 x 5-9/16 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.World
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Front depicts image on card and verso contains handwritten note: "Please forward all our mail to 4248 [West] Belle Place, St. Louis Mo."

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item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Cosmetics
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One side of card shows Spanish woman with carnations and smaller picture underneath; the other side shows a German woman in field with wildflowers and a smaller picture underneath.

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Creators:
Singer Manufacturing Company
J. Ottomann Lith. Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Sewing
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Chinese woman in tan dress with dark red lining sitting at sewing machine. Back of card contains brief history of China. Card probably used at the Chicago World Exposition Fair of 1893.

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Creators:
Babbitt, B.T.
Bufford
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (col., 10 x 13.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising card for B.T. Babbitt's Best Soap and Soap Powder. Text on verso is captioned "Beautiful Tribute to Women." Image on front of children sledding in sleds built with Babbitt's soap powder boxes. Text is entitled "Beautiful Tribute to Women." Image of two children in balloon, dropping bars of soap over the side. The text is quoted from a s...

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Creators:
Babbitt, B.T.
Stephens, Ann Sophia
Bufford
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (col., 13.5 x 10 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising card for B.T. Babbitt's Best Soap and Soap Powder. Caption at lower left in illustration. Text is entitled "Beautiful Tribute to Women." Image of two children in balloon, dropping bars of soap over the side. This text is quoted from a short story by Ann Sophia Stephens, "The Queen of a Week," published in "The Ladies' Companion," Jan. 1...

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Creators:
Bates, Charles F., & Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (col., 12 x 7.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two-sided advertising card. Illustration of dog washing puppies and hanging them out to dry, with caption on wooden washtub: "Be Jabers the Children all scream wid delight / It's the ---igant Soap that makes them so white." "Housekeepers' Notice" text on verso.