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trade card, Ball's Circle Hip Skating Corsets
  • United States
    Shober & Carqueville Lith. Co., printer
    active 1878–1884
  • trade card, Ball's Circle Hip Skating Corsets, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • chromolithograph
  • Object Height/Width: 115 x 73 mm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/2 x 2 7/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.8111

A woman wearing a pink skirt and brown coat is roller skating. An inset in the bottom right corner depicts a corset. Text at the top and bottom advertises for the product: “Ball’s Circle Hip Skating Corsets. Every Corset Warranted Satisfactory or Money Refunded.”
The verso is a text advertisement for the product. It is sold by A. E. Bishop & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods and Millinery, Abilene, Kansas.