[Flip card with two images of a Chinese laundry : trade card]
Ink on paper, 5-3/8" x 3-1/8"
In Box 16, Folder 1.
Image sequence on a single folded card, of Caucasian man and Chinese laundry proprietor. In first image, the Chinese man admonishes the customer about his unpaid bill. When the card is unfolded, a second image shows the customer demonstrating that his celluloid collar doesn't need to be laundered. Each picture has a dialogue caption; the customer seems contemptuous of the Chinese man, whose bill he has not paid. Text on verso: "Waterproof Linen, / Patented. / Ladies' and Gents' / Cuffs, Collars, & Bosoms..."
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1724-1977, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution