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[Man does laundry while woman, wearing plaid cycling costume, prepares to go out riding on her bicycle. Active no. 70 : stereo photonegative.]

Catalog Data

Underwood & Underwood  Search this
American Stereoscopic Co.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Archival materials
Narrative cycles
Stereoscopic photographs
Scope and Contents:
An example of a stereograph which pokes fun at the domestic upheavals caused by the ascent of the "New Woman." This emancipated woman is preparing to ride her bicycle after giving instructions on laundry and child-rearing to her confused husband, wearing an apron. The fact that this interior is part of a stage set can be seen readily at the top of the plate, which would have been cropped out for the final stereograph prints. A baby is in a cradle and two girls are playing on the floor. Cf. stereograph by Kilburn, 1897, Cat. No. 0060.St.Laundry.
Local Numbers:
RSN 9109 AC0143-0009109 (AC Scan number)
Company catalog card included.
Currently stored in box 2.1.1 [62].
Company acc. no. 66772.
Collection Restrictions:
Researchers should view the positive videodisc image first or locate the image in SIRIS on the World Wide Web. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.,Contact David Haberstich, 633-3721. Digital image files linked to item-level records in SIRIS Webpac.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Interior architecture -- Victorian.  Search this
Children  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Laundry  Search this
Women's rights -- 1890-1900 -- United States  Search this
Bloomer costume -- 1890-1900  Search this
Wit and humor -- 1890-1900  Search this
Bicycles -- 1880-1920  Search this
Narrative cycles
Stereoscopic photographs
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 2: American Stereoscpopic Co. glass plates / 2.1: American Stereoscopic Negatives / RSN Numbers 9039-9109
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History