Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number 1987.01.0279
Title Sewing Machine Advertisement
Collection Postcard Collection
Object Name Postcard
Description Postcard depicting a woman pointing to an advertisement for a sewing machine. The advertisement reads, ‘No other like it, no other as good, it is the sewing machine of quality. Compliments of the New Home Sewing Machine Company, Orange, Massachusetts. Main office and manufactories Orange, Massachusetts, U.S.A., New York City and export office, 28 Union Square, New York City. London office, 24-26 Denman Street, London Bridge. Distributing points - Boston, Massachusetts, Chicago, Illinois, St. Louis, Missouri, Cleveland, Ohio, Atlanta, Georgia, New Orleans, Louisiana, Dallas, Texas, and San Francisco.’ The caption reads, ’J. L. Stowers’ Music House, 426 Duval Street’. The message on the verso reads, ‘Hello Carolyn, How are you and Mary getting along? I would like to be up there with you. Kiss little Rob for me. Uncle Joe. Hattie, We had another fire last night - barroom corner of Duval and Southard, close by us.’ The card is addressed to Miss Carolyn Hattrick 2113 Manton Street, Station D, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is postmarked Key West, September.