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Corsets (series), Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, circa 1747-1949

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Subject:
Gibson Girls
Physical description:
1.6 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Advertising cards
Blotters (writing equipment)
Business cards
Calendars
Caricatures
Correspondence
Trade cards
Date:
1747
1949
circa 1747-1949
Summary:
Primarily advertising cards, correspondence on letterhead stationery, envelopes, invoices, receipts, postcards, calendars, blotters, business cards, and advertisements from manufacturers, dealers and importers of corsets and corset materials. Some of these companies also manufactured bustles, hoop skirts and crinolines. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th century, in particular the Gibson Girl era (1891-1910). Includes seven folders of material by type, such as corset covers, patents, caricatures, machinery, export/import documents, articles, etc.
Cite as:
Corsets, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Bustles
Corsets
Costume
Crinolines
Foundation garments
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Corsets series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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