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trade card, New American No. 7 Sewing Machine
  • United States
    Compton Litho. Co., printer
    active 1882–present
  • trade card, New American No. 7 Sewing Machine, 1884
  • Where object was made: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 82 x 129 mm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 5 1/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8000
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Description

Three young girls stand looking at a sewing machine being presented by a boy. Text on the front advertises for “Mama’s New Machine, the Perfect No. 7, The American Sewing Machine, 917 Olive St., St. Louis, MO.”
The verso is a text advertisement for the product.