Series of illustrated trade cards for the American Sewing Machine Company. Illustrations depict a Style B, No. 7 sewing machine; a little girl bundled in winter clothing picking berries in the snow; a profile portrait superimposed over white flowers of a girl wearing a hat; and juxtaposed domestic scenes. Domestic scene images include a central view showing a mother seated at her American sewing machine, surrounded by her three children. A smaller inset view, labeled "Ye Olden Time," shows a mother hand sewing or stitching with her children gathered around her. The American Sewing Machine Company operated a factory at the southwest corner of Twentieth and Washington Streets (erected 1865) and a sales office at 1318 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia., Title supplied by cataloger., Printers include J.H. Bufford & Co., Item P.9728.14 compliments of C.H. Randall, Warner's Block, - Newton., All three of the prints contain advertising text printed on the recto and/or verso., Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012., Digitized.
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department trade card - American Sewing [1975.F.10; 1975.F.16; P.9728.14]