Trade Card for the Standard Rotary Shuttle Sewing Machine, Standard Sewing Machine Co., 1891-1900

Summary

As color printing gained momentum in the late 19th century, trade cards became a major means of advertising goods and services. Americans enjoyed and often saved the little advertisements found in product packages or distributed by local merchants. This trade card advertises the Standard Sewing Machine Company.

As color printing gained momentum in the late 19th century, trade cards became a major means of advertising goods and services. Americans enjoyed and often saved the little advertisements found in product packages or distributed by local merchants. This trade card advertises the Standard Sewing Machine Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 2.75 in

Width: 4.5 in

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