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A Home Scene; or Mr. Aston's First Evening with Grover & Baker's Celebrated Family Sewing Machine [two instruction manuals], 1859

view A Home Scene; or Mr. Aston's First Evening with Grover & Baker's Celebrated Family Sewing Machine [two instruction manuals], 1859 digital asset number 1
Publisher:
Grover & Baker Sewing Machine Company (New York)
Physical description:
Ink on paper
2 items
Type:
Operating manuals
Manuals
Date:
1859
1850-1860
Notes:
Fees for commercial use. Copyright probably expired. Order from neg. no. 98-156 (shows covers of both books).
Summary:
2 editions of an instruction manual for sewing machines, from "Sewing Machines" series, box 1, folder 20. One has date imprint without full company name, the other has the company name but no date.
60.98-156 : Complete title is "A Home Scene / or / Mr. Aston's First Evening / with / Grover & Baker's / Celebrated / Family Sewing Machine; / Containing / Directions for Using, / and a Discussion of / the Relative Merits of Stitches." New York, 1959.
60.174450 : Shortened title; "etc., etc." after "Using". Has complete company name with address, 495 Broadway, New York. Slightly smaller format.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Sewing machines
Local number:
AC0060-0001062.tif (AC scan no.)
AC0060-0001063.tif (AC scan no.)
98-156 (OPPS Neg.)
See more items in:
Sewing Machines series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_174450
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